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James White

James White
  • 2015
  • US
  • 84 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Josh Mond
  • Cast: Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon, Ron Livingston
  • UK release: 19 February 2016

Unemployed New York twentysomething James (Abbott) lives recklessly, but when his mother Gail (Nixon) is diagnosed with cancer, he has to look after her. An intimate portrait of life under suffocating stress, shot with great fluidity and style and with impeccable performances from Abbott and Nixon.

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James White

19 Feb 20164 stars

Glasgow Film Festival: Josh Mond’s remarkable debut sees a son care for his dying mother

‘When I come back, I will be ready for life,’ promises the eponymous New Yorker (played by Christopher Abbott) as he plans a trip to Mexico. This unemployed twentysomething has been accused by his ex-schoolteacher mother Gail (Cynthia Nixon) of living…

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