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GRANDMA – 3PM
October 17, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm$10
Saturday, October 17, 3:00 pm
Uptown Theatre, screen 1
Written and Directed by Paul Weitz
USA / 2015 / Comedy/Drama / Rated 14A for mature themes, coarse language and some drug use / 80 min.
“This constantly surprising character piece should spark deserved awards chatter for Tomlin.” – Scott Foundas, VARIETY
“A story about three generations of women and how they interact with each other. Lily Tomlin adds heart, soul, and, naturally, tons of comedy.” – Brian Moylan, THE GUARDIAN
“Tomlin’s greatest role since ‘Nashville.’ Genuinely funny, totally smart, and generous.” – Nathaniel Rogers, THE FILM EXPERIENCE
“A refreshingly modest, no-frills movie that is character-driven in the most rewarding possible sense.” – David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
Comedy legend Lily Tomlin shines in this spirited and touching film from director Paul Weitz (About a Boy), which plays out as a sharply observed comedy-drama about intergenerational relationships and the ways in which our past is never really left behind.
Elle Reid (Tomlin) has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend, when granddaughter Sage (Julia Garner) unexpectedly shows up needing six hundred dollars before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash, as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and dredging up secrets.