R | | Drama
A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.
While reading the script for the first time Affleck had an emotional experience saying, "It's unusual for me to be so moved by a first read. When I finished, I walked around wondering why I was crying. I read it again and I cried again. I met with ... ...
You're a fucking asshole.
When Patrick goes up to Lee's room to ask him for the first time if Silvie could come over, while they talk the pillows on the bed and the beer bottle on the night stand keep changing positions between several shots during the conversation.
In Australia, the film was originally passed MA-15+ uncut, however the distributors opted to re-edit the audio and cut the length of the film, in order to remove every use of the term 'c-t' and 'motherf--er'. Following these changes the film was later re-classified and the rating was lowered to 'M'.
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Written by Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, and Harry James
Performed by The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
$4,223,828 (USA) (18 December 2016)
$47,695,120 (USA) (21 April 2017)
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