• The Playroom (2013)

The Playroom

Release Date: February 8th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

Four children in an attic make up a fantastic story while their parents make a drunken story of their own.

Cast: John Hawkes, Molly Parker, Olivia Harris, Jonathon McClendon, Alexandra Doke, Ian Veteto, Jonathan Brooks, Lydia Mackay

Director: Julia Dyer

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Circle of Confusion

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Slant Magazine

    Lacking much in the way of character depth, the film attempts to fill the gap with melodrama. show more

  • 30
    Scott TobiasNPR

    Between the loaded conversations and metaphors, and the phony overlay of a children's fairy tale, The Playroom can't stop telegraphing themes and interpreting itself. There's nothing left for the audience to do. show more

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    A rare example of a grown-up story compellingly told from the perspective of children, The Playroom is a modest gem. show more

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