Fathers and Daughters (2015)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama  |   Release Date - Jul 8, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 116 min.  |   Countries - Italy, USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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This drama jumps back and forth between two different time periods as it depicts a turbulent parent-child relationship. An acclaimed writer (Russell Crowe) struggles to care for his young daughter Katie (Kylie Rogers) following a car accident that kills his wife and leaves him with a head injury that causes violent episodes. Years later, Katie (played as an adult by Amanda Seyfried) is a social worker whose long-standing intimacy issues are put to the test when she tries to connect with an abused child (Quvenzhané Wallis). Diane Kruger, Bruce Greenwood, Aaron Paul, and Jane Fonda co-star. Directed by Gabriele Muccino (The Pursuit of Happyness).

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coming-of-age, daughter, father, tragedy, widow/widower, writer