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The thing about my folks

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 8 Libraries 8 of 9 copies
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ACLA Mobile Library Services Videos DVD THIN
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Millvale Community Library IN TRANSIT
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A middle-aged man finds himself dealing with the divorce of his elderly parents as well as many years of emotional baggage in this poignant comedy drama. Ben (Paul Reiser) is a writer who is enjoying a quiet evening at home with his wife, Rachel (Elizabeth Perkins), when they receive an unexpected visitor, Ben's father, Sam (Peter Falk). As it happens, Sam has some surprising news -- his wife, Muriel (Olympia Dukakis), has left him, leaving behind a note saying she wants some time alone. While Ben gets in touch with his sisters, who immediately set out to track down Muriel, he is left to deal with Sam while he tries to figure out what has gone wrong. Eager to spend some time with his dad to talk things out, Ben invites Sam along for a trip upstate to look at some property he's interested in buying, and as the two men hit the road, they get a chance to get to know one another in a way Sam, a busy salesman, was unable to do when Ben was a boy. The Thing About My Folks was a pet project for Paul Reiser, who wrote the screenplay as well as playing the lead; he'd had the script in the works for 20 years, and always intended for Peter Falk to play the role of Sam. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
Additional Information
Subjects Separated people -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Burbank, CA :New Line Home Entertainment,2006
Edition Widescreen version.
Contributors DeFelitta, Raymond.
Reiser, Paul.
Falk, Peter, 1927-2011.
Dukakis, Olympia.
Perkins, Elizabeth, 1960-
Argila, Steven.
Picturehouse (Firm)
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Participants/Performers Paul Reiser, Peter Falk, Olympia Dukakis, Elizabeth Perkins.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Dan Gillham ; editors, David Leonard, Shelia Amos ; music, Steven Argila.
Audience Rated PG-13; for language, including some suggestive references.
Language English
In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
DVD release of the 2005 motion picture.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital surround; Region 1.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0780654501
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