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Ben is Back (2018)

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Drama
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Director
Peter Hedges
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Cast
Kathryn Newton, Julia Roberts, Courtney B. Vance, Lucas Hedges, Alexandra Park, Rachel Bay Jones, Michael Esper, David Zaldivar
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producer:
Nina Jacobson
distributor:
Roadside Attractions
production company:
Black Bear Pictures
runtime:
103 minutes
cinematographer:
Stuart Dryburgh

Synopsis

A woman's 19 year old son returns home from rehab for drug addiction on Christmas Eve, all clean and otherwise happy. Over a turbulent 24 hours, however, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

The film began production in December 2017 and was picked up for distribution by Roadside Attractions, LD Entertainment and Lionsgate in July 2018. It had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival the following September.

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