• The Family Tree (2011)

The Family Tree

Release Date: August 26th, 2011

DVD Release Date: November 21st, 2011

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

An unusual accident leaves an Ohio woman (Hope Davis) with amnesia, leading to a second chance at happiness for herself and her family.

Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Hope Davis, Chi McBride, Max Thieriot, Britt Robertson, Selma Blair, Keith Carradine, Shad "Bow Wow" Moss

Director: Vivi Friedman

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Driving Lessons

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Time Out

    Surprise! The upper-middle-class family is still rotten to the core. In Vivi Friedman's overstuffed farce, the parents cheat on each other, the daughter dresses like a streetwalker, and the Bible-thumping son starts carrying a Glock. show more

  • 25
    New York Post

    Family Tree, which seems to have been written using indie-film Mad Libs, devolves into way too many quirky subplots. show more

  • 38
    Chuck BowenSlant Magazine

    A few trite race and religion jokes goose up what's mostly a sentimental story of a dysfunctional family suddenly and magically learning to function again. show more

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