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The Savages (2007)The Savages (2007)

The Savages (2007)

Philipp Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney play siblings in this understated drama

Drama

7.2

movie

United States of America

English

A-list actors, Slice-of-Life, Well-acted

2007

Female director, Tamara Jenkins

Cara Seymour, David Zayas, Debra Monk

114 min

Synopsis

A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.

Our Take

7.2
The Staff

Philipp Seymour Hoffman stars in this family drama next to Laura Linney as siblings. They have to unite to support their father who after the death of his girlfriend finds himself alone. The Savages, after the family name, have dynamics that are all too common and easily recognizable. This is a beautiful and real movie.

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