• Infinitely Polar Bear (2015)

Infinitely Polar Bear

Release Date: June 19th, 2015

DVD Release Date: January 5th, 2016

R |1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary

In Boston, a bipolar individual (Mark Ruffalo) takes over sole responsibility for his two spirited daughters while his wife (Zoe Saldana) attends graduate school in New York.

Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky, Ashley Aufderheide, Beth Dixon, Keir Dullea, Georgia Lyman, Chris Papavasiliou

Director: Maya Forbes

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Paper Street Films, Park Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Calvin WilsonSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

    As the central character in “Polar Bear,” Ruffalo impressively explores the geography of a troubled mind, and makes the journey fascinating. show more

  • 60
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A feel-good picture that is a little less affecting than it might have been, but is entertaining enough. show more

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    The movie is a small miracle, lifted by Ruffalo and these two remarkable young actresses. Refusing to soften the edges when Cam is off his meds, Ruffalo is a powerhouse. He and Forbes craft an indelibly intimate portrait of what makes a family when the roles of parent and child are reversed. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy