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Release Date: November 15th, 2013

DVD Release Date: January 21st, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Financial strain, an unplanned pregnancy and an abusive ex threaten the stability of a poor couple's (Naomi Watts, Matt Dillon) relationship.

Cast: Naomi Watts, Matt Dillon, Norman Reedus, Tess Harper, Antoni Corone, Keith Hudson, Adrienne Lovette, Yvonne Gougelet

Director: Laurie Collyer

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Original Media

Distributors: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Ratings & Reviews

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  • It’s slightly tough to get onboard with the regal Naomi Watts sporting badly sprayed hair and frosted lipstick; surely there are more flattering shades at the Walgreens? show more

  • Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon bring impressive emotional and physical heat to Sunlight Jr., director/screenwriter Laurie Collyer’s beautifully observed character study of an unmarried couple living on the economic margins. show more

  • 75

    Like "Sherrybaby," Sunlight Jr. explores the troubling gap that can open up between a person's aspirations and his or her reality. But Collyer never looks down on her characters; instead, her films have the quality of a good Springsteen song. show more

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