R | | Comedy, Drama
The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979.
As her character is based on the director's mother, Annette Bening watched a lot of Mike Mills' mother's favorite films, including Stage Door (1937) and movies starring Humphrey Bogart; his seminal film Casablanca (1942) is edited into the film.
I don't wanna just have sex with you.I want you.But it's your version of me.It's not me.It would be a lot better if you just wanted sex.You are exactly like the other guys.You just seem like you're all modern.
When Dorothea and William dance to music by the Talking Heads, William places the tonearm's needle on the first track, but the song that plays, "The Big Country", is actually the last track on the album shown, "More Songs About Buildings and Food".
$130,467 (USA) (6 January 2017)
$5,663,855 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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