|Director: Jason Reitman||Country: US|
|Cast: Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Tobey Maguire||Production Year: 2013|
Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin deliver nuanced performances in this film about finding understanding in unexpected places, from Up in the Air director Jason Reitman.
Nervous single mother Adele (Winslet) lives a quiet and secluded existence with her son after his father walks out. On a rare outing to the store, they run into escaped convict Frank (Brolin) who forces them to drive him to their home so that he can hide. Slowly, Frank begins to form a bond with Adele, as they share in the creation of a new world for themselves without having to leave the house. But soon, reality asserts itself in the shape of the local police, who are still hunting for Frank.