James White (2015)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Family Drama, Slice of Life  |   Release Date - Nov 13, 2015 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Daniel Gelb

A hedonistic young New Yorker (Christopher Abbott) is torn between his caring for his terminally ill mother (Cynthia Nixon) and his self-destructive indulgence in drugs and alcohol. As his mothers' condition worsens, the stress pushes James to a breaking point in this emotional family drama from director Josh Mond.

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alcohol, bonding [relationship], cancer, parent/child-relationship, son, terminal-illness