The Savages Poster

Release Date: November 30th, 2007

DVD Release Date: April 22nd, 2008

R|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
Wendy Savage (Laura Linney), a struggling playwright, has little to do with her brother, Jon (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a college professor and author. However, the siblings must find a way to work together when their father, Lenny (Philip Bosco), slides into senility and must be placed in a nursing home.

Cast: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman, Gbenga Akinnagbe, David Zayas, Cara Seymour, Tonye Patano

Director: Tamara Jenkins

Genres: Drama, Comedy drama

Production Co: This Is That Productions

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Brother, Family, Death, Father, Amusing, Sister, 2000s, Emotional

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)