The Lears
Feature | NR | 110 min
Showings
Film Info
Section:Narrative Competition
Genre:Drama
Run Time:99
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Rating:NR
Nation:USA
Original Language:English
Website:http://www.thelearsmovie.com/
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Carl Bessai
Cast:Anthony Michael Hall | Bruce Dern | Sean Astin | Victoria Smurfit | Aly Michalka | Nic Bishop
Producer:Irwin Olian
Screenwriter:Carl Bessai
Editor:Jay Fox
Description

World-renowned, cutting edge architect Davenport Lear, nearing retirement, summons his dysfunctional children to a weekend family retreat at his magnificent Malibu Estate. When they learn that he has decided to marry his personal assistant, it sets off an explosive and funny round of devious behavior and conflict as each of them jockeys for position borne by self-interest, greed and jealousy. Ultimately, questions of truth, love, sexuality and family are forced into the open in this modern-day homage to Shakespeare's KING LEAR. An AARP Movies for Grownups Selection.

In attendance: Carl Bessai, Director; Irwin Olian, Producer; Victoria Smurfit, Cast; Ivy Matheson, Cast; Rhian Rhees, Cast; Christine Harte, Cast

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