• Other People (2016)

Other People

Release Date: September 9th, 2016

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

A struggling comedy writer, fresh from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and younger sisters, David feels like a stranger in his childhood home. As his mother worsens, he tries to convince everyone -- including himself -- he's doing okay.

Cast: Jesse Plemons, Molly Shannon, Bradley Whitford, Maude Apatow, Madisen Beaty, John Early, Zach Woods, Paul Dooley

Director: Chris Kelly

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Vertical Entertainment, Gettin' Rad, Park Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Love, Emotional, Car, House, Bar, Hospital, Father, Amusing, Charming, Sacrifice, 2010s, Sister, Mother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    Kelly’s generic characters, stale humor, and dated storyline about the macho father rejecting his gay son have all been done before, and no longer feel relevant. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Kelly depicts a deep filial love that isn't dependent on complete telepathic understanding. show more

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Small moment by small moment, Other People turns Kelly’s own experiences caring for his mother into something touchingly universal. show more

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