Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) is an emotionally stunted and softspoken radio journalist who travels the country interviewing a variety of kids about their thoughts concerning their world and their future. Soon, Johnny finds himself tasked with caring for his young nephew Jesse, whose father struggles with bipolar disorder and is in the grips of a manic episode. The smart and sensitive young charge offers Johnny a a new perspective and, as the pair travel from state to state, effectively turns the emotional tables on him. C’MON C’MON is a delicate and deeply moving story about the connections between adults and children, the past and the future, from writer-director Mike Mills (BEGINNERS, BEAUTIFUL LOSERS). With Woody Norman, Gabby Hoffmann.
“The sweet chemistry between Joaquin Phoenix and Woody Norman is complemented by writer-director Mike Mills’ empathetic work, helping C’mon C’mon transcend its familiar trappings.” (Rotten Tomatoes)
“‘C’mon C’mon’ is a great big bear hug wrapped in celluloid.” (Independent)
“This is a movie about listening – really listening – to what other people have to say.” (Observer)
Saturday, February 26
Doors 2:45 pm | Movie 3:15 pm *Please arrive on time. Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door
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C’MON C’MON (Mike Mills, 2021 / PG / 109 mins) When his sister asks him to look after her son, a radio journalist embarks on a cross-country trip with his energetic nephew to show him life away from Los Angeles.
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