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The Savages (19-Jan-2007)

Director: Tamara Jenkins

Writer: Tamara Jenkins

Keywords: Drama, Comedy

Brother and sister struggle to tackle the challenges of adult responsibility when they are called upon to care for their ailing abusive father.

Jon and Wendy Savage, adults and siblings, find themselves gripped by an eternal struggle to move on from formative years spent living under the roof of abusive father Lenny. When Lenny's girlfriend dies and leaves him all alone with progressive dementia, he is placed in the care of his estranged children, presenting the pair with a troublesome quandary as they are forced to assuage the pain of a man responsible for their immense emotional trauma's final years.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Philip Bosco
26-Sep-1930   American character actor
Philip Seymour Hoffman
23-Jul-1967 2-Feb-2014 Capote
Zoe Kazan
9-Sep-1983   Me and Orson Welles
Nancy Lenehan
26-Apr-1953   Kay Hickey on My Name Is Earl
Laura Linney
5-Feb-1964   Meryl in The Truman Show
Margo Martindale
18-Jul-1951   Rita Perkins-Hall on A Gifted Man
Debra Monk
27-Feb-1949   Pump Boys and Dinettes
Rosemary Murphy
13-Jan-1927 5-Jul-2014 Eleanor and Franklin
Tonye Patano
1961   Heylia James on Weeds


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