2013 Running time: 85 Certificate: 15 Not yet rated

Synopsis

A strange twist of fate is the prelude to a disaster for piano prodigy Eli (Jesse Eisenberg) in this offbeat comedy drama. On the day of his audition for a prestigious music school, Eli must also check his drug-addict mother Penny (Melissa Leo) into rehab so that she can look after his little sister while he's away. But when Penny's drug test comes up negative, a catch-22 situation arises whereby Eli must get her high to get her back into the program. Naturally, her old dealer (Tracy Morgan) is happy to help. Unfortunately, run-ins with a war re-enactment society and an amorous drug lord ensure the day goes rapidly downhill from there...

Directors

  • Phil Dorling

  • Ron Nyswaner

Cast

  • Jesse Eisenberg

  • Melissa Leo

  • Tracy Morgan

  • Emma Rayne Lyle

  • Isiah Whitlock Jr.

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