End of Sentence (2020)

End of Sentence (2020)

A lovely mix between a road-trip movie and a father-and-son story

7.1

Movie

Iceland, Ireland
English
Adventure, Drama
2020
ELFAR ADALSTEINS
Aine Ni Mhuiri, Amy De Bhrún, Andrea Irvine
96 min

What it's about

Newly widowed Frank Fogle embarks on a journey to Ireland to scatter his late wife’s ashes. His estranged son, Sean, recently released from prison, agrees to join only when his father promises that they’ll never see each other again following the trip. After revelations surface about an old flame of Frank’s wife and a charming hitchhiker with plans of her own intervenes, father and son find themselves drawn together in unexpected ways.

The take

Logan Lerman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower) and John Hawkes (The Sessions) star in this easy road drama about a father who tries to rekindle with his son. After the mother passes away, they try to execute her dying wishes of spreading her ashes in her home country of Ireland. The son, Lerman's character, is freshly released from jail and accepts to take the trip on the one condition that he never sees his father again. This premise makes for a fun mix between a family drama and an adventure movie. Both characters have a lot to discover in Ireland: about the country, each other, and themselves.

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The hero within the thug, the warrior within the wimp. Love it!

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