Smart People Poster

Release Date: April 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: August 12th, 2008

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Acerbic, selfish and widowed, literature professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) is estranged from his son and his overachieving teenage daughter. Just as he begins a relationship with a former student (Sarah Jessica Parker), Lawrence's ne'er-do-well adoptive brother (Thomas Haden Church) lands on his doorstep. Lawrence realizes he must make some changes in his life and reconnect with his children in order to get on with his life.

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Page, Ashton Holmes, David Denman, Camille Mana, Christine Lahti

Director: Noam Murro

Genres: Drama, Romantic comedy

Production Co: Groundswell Productions

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Witty, 2000s, Girlfriend, Love, Hospital, Amusing, Brother, Daughter, Family, Charming, Son, Death

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