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Jack

As if the fact that his parents are divorcing isn't enough to deal with for 15-year-old Jack (Anton Yelchin of Hearts in Atlantis), there's also the stunning revelation that his father (Ron Silver) is gay. Based on the novel by A.M. Homes, this moving family drama from director Lee Rose (A Girl Thing, The Truth About Jane) costars Stockard Channing (The West Wing).

 

Editor's Note

A touching and thoughtful coming-of-age, Jack portrays a pubescent kid dealing with complex family dynamics. In the throes of coming to terms with his own burgeoning heterosexuality, Jack (Anton Yelchin) must deal with his father's recently declared homosexuality. Jack's father Paul (Ron Silver) divorces Anne (Stockard Channing) and announces his relationship with a man. His foundation rocked, Jack seeks comfort in his friends' families and discovers there may be no such thing as a perfect marriage. Directed by TV writer/director Lee Rose (The Truth About Jane and Unexpected Love), Jackshows the baffling intricacy of mature relationships through a young person's impressionable eyes.

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