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2017 | | Drama

Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are f… more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Cast more cast

Chris Evans

Frank Adler
Lindsay Duncan

Evelyn
McKenna Grace

Mary
Jenny Slate

Bonnie
Octavia Spencer

Roberta Taylor
Julie Ann Emery

Pat Golding

DIRECTOR

Marc Webb

Screenwriter

Tom Flynn

Companies

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Rating MPAA

for thematic elements, language and some suggestive material

Storyline

Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.
official plot version from foxsearchlight.com

Drama

Trivia & Production Notes

  • The director of photography is Stuart Dryburgh (THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS), the production designer is Laura Fox ((500) DAYS OF SUMMER, PARADISE), the costume designer is Abby O’Sullivan (FROZEN RIVER, EMPIRE STATE), the casting director is David Rubin (WILD, GRAVITY, LARS AND THE REAL GIRL) and the editor is Bill Pankow (CARLITO’S WAY, AMERICAN ULTRA). The executive producers are Molly Allen, Glen Basner and Ben Browning.

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