Synopsis by Jennifer Lackman
This ensemble drama set in New York City begins with a philosophy professor (Sam Waterston) getting stabbed while he's trying to buy flowers for his wife (Glenn Close). Elsewhere, his daughter-in-law (Jessica Hecht) battles cancer, a student of his (Kristen Stewart) has self-harm issues, a junkie (K. Todd Freeman) is dragged to rehab by a childhood best friend (Michael K. Williams), and a suburban wife (Gretchen Mol) longs for the city. Written and directed by Tim Blake Nelson.
cancer, city, rehabilitation [detox], self-hate, self-mutilation