This is Where I Leave You
- 1h 43min
- Directed by: Shawn Levy
- Cast: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda
- UK release: 24 October 2014
When Judd (Bateman)'s father dies, he goes home to to sit Shiva with mother Hilary (Fonda), sister Wendy (Fey) and brother Phillip (Driver). Though some of the family dynamics ring true, the strokes are so broad that comedy and drama are equally dulled; in comparison to something like Jason Reitman's Young Adult, it's all too safe and predictable.
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This Is Where I Leave You20 Oct 2014
A star cast, including Jason Bateman and Tina Fey, fails to lift this dispiriting dramedy
Jane Fonda is the oversharing matriarch of a grieving family forced to sit Shiva after their father passes away in this disappointing dramedy from Shawn Levy, with a screenplay from Jonathan Tropper, adapting his own novel. A starry ensemble cast…
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