Life During Wartime
- Original title
Life During Wartime
- Running time
- 98 min.
- United States
Michael Kenneth Williams,
Dylan Riley Snyder,
Werc Werk Works
Drama | Comedy-Drama. Family Relationships. Ensemble Film. Sequel. Independent Film (US). Sexual Abuse
- Synopsis / Plot
- There is Joy, who discovers her husband Allen is not quite cured of his peculiar “affliction” and runs away, seeking solace and guidance from her mother and sisters; her former suitor Andy, now deceased, but still never giving up in his effort to win Joy’s heart; her sister Trish who meets Harvey, a lonely divorced man on the cusp of retirement, and hopes that a new man in the house will bring stability to her fragile family; her sister Helen who feels victimized by both her family and her Hollywood success; her mother Mona, who can’t let go of her bitterness about men; Harvey’s son Mark... All these characters and storylines—alternately funny and sad, outrageous and poignant—dovetail, expand, and collide to create a kaleidoscopic and emotionally resonant portrait of prisoners of love and life during wartime.
: Venice Film Festival: Best Screenplay. Nominated for Golden Lion (Best Film)
: Gotham Awards: Nominated for Best Ensemble Cast
: Mar del Plata Film Festival: Best Actress (Janney)
: Independent Spirit Awards: 2 Nominations, Screenplay and Supporting Actress
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