Fathers and Daughters (2015)
A young woman struggles to deal with the emotional repercussions of her adverse childhood. A series of flashbacks are woven into the story of her adult life and reveal these tragic events, the most important of which is the death of her father, a famous writer.
116 min
Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Aaron Paul, Bruce Greenwood, Diane Kruger, Jane Fonda, Janet McTeer, Octavia Spencer, Quvenzhané Wallis
Gabriele Muccino
Brad Desch
Sherryl Clarke
Italy, United States
Jake Davis, a Pulitzer-winning novelist, finds himself fighting against the world when a fatal car accident leaves him to raise his 5-year-old daughter, Katie, all on his own. Overcome with guilt from the loss of his wife, he struggles with the daily routine of raising a child compounded by his overbearing relatives intent on taking her away from him. As the narrative weaves back and forth between the 1980s, and present day, we come to learn how 30-year-old Katie battles the demons that stemmed from her troubled childhood and simultaneously watch how Jake fights to hold on to the thing he loves most - his daughter, at the cost of his fortune, sanity, and ultimately even his own life....more