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Uncle Frank (2020)Uncle Frank (2020)

Uncle Frank (2020)

An easy road-trip movie with an abundance of heart

Drama

7.9

movie

United States of America

Arabic, English

Easy, Emotional, Feel-Good

2020

Alan Ball

Britt Rentschler, Burgess Jenkins, Caity Brewer

95 min

Synopsis

In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid.

Our Take

7.9
Staff

You’ll recognize more than a few faces in Uncle Frank. There are no mega-stars but the caliber of acting in this 70s story is truly impressive.

Beth is an 18-year-old in rural South Carolina who grew up admiring the family member she could relate to the most: her uncle, a college professor living in New York.

When she finishes high-school, she makes the move to the city her beloved uncle told her so much about. Once there, she discovers that he has been living a double life which he kept a secret from the family.

This is the perfect holiday movie for those looking for a story that’s not about the actual holidays. It’s sweet, often funny, and packs a heartfelt and genuine story without being too predictable.

Comments

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Ayushi

A light hearted rom-com involving a decision that can/ cannot be traumatic for people.

It picks the former & follows on it beautifully :)⚡

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