• I Love You, Daddy (2017)

I Love You, Daddy

Release Date: 2017

R |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

TV producer Glen Topher is a divorced dad whose teenage daughter China is living with him during her senior year. Glen takes China to a Hollywood party where he meets his idol Leslie Goodwin, the auteur who inspired his career. During the evening, the gossip about Goodwin's preference for underage girls begins to look plausible to Glen when the older man shows an intense interest in China. And when Goodwin invites her to go to Paris with him, Glen has to start doing some serious parenting.

Cast: Louis C.K. , Chloë Grace Moretz, John Malkovich, Rose Byrne, Helen Hunt, Edie Falco, Pamela Adlon, Charlie Day

Director: Louis C.K.

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: The Orchard, Jax Media

Keywords: Creative , Quest , Cheeky , Family , 2010s , Rescue , Daughter , Father , Emotional , Transformation , Offbeat , Amusing , Love , Growing up , Witty ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Dana StevensSlate

    I watched it not as a critic preparing to summarize its merits or flaws to an audience of readers curious whether it was worth their time to see it, but as a sickened and disappointed fan, saying an unsentimental but still sad goodbye to one of her cultural crushes. Under those circumstances, I Love You, Daddy seemed less like a movie than like a series of symptoms presented, with shocking directness, for the viewer’s clinical consideration. show more

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Both in the writing and performance, China is a finely wrought creation, a young lady of manners and a degree of taste but who has been given no guidance, rules, motivation or a stern hand. show more

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Indulgent and meandering, but also very funny and thought-provoking, this film is ultimately about how little we understand about others — as well as ourselves. show more

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