AFF Screens Jason Reitman’s Labor Day
On Monday April 14th, AFF screens LABOR DAY at 1:00 and 7:15 p.m. at Ancaster Silver City. Doors open at 12:15 and 6:15 p.m. respectively. $9 for non members for the matinee and $10 for the evening screening. Proceeds will go to Ancaster Community Services. From the last screenings $1000 was donated to Neighbour to Neighbour and $300 to the Good Shepherd Food Bank.
“Labor Day” centers on 13-year-old Henry Wheeler(Gattlin Griffith), who struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother Adele (Kate Winslet) “Labor Day” centers on 13-year-old Henry Wheeler, who struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother Adele while confronting all the pangs of adolescence. On a back-to-school shopping trip, Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers, a man both intimidating and clearly while confronting all the pangs of adolescence. On a back-to-school shopping trip, Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers (Josh Brolin), a man both intimidating and clearly in need of help, who convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. Kate Winslet was nominated for a Golden Globe Best Actress Award for her performance.
The events of this long Labor Day weekend will shape them for the rest of their lives.
Directed by Jason Reitman (Juno, Thank You For Smoking, Up in the Air) and based on the novel by Joyce Maynard (To Die For). When she was 18 and an aspiring young writer she wrote to 53 yr old J.D. Salinger for advice. A subsequent meeting led to a short affair and much notoriety later.
New York Observer/Rex Reed
A wrenching, riveting and richly rewarding experience at the movies.
Hoilywood Reporter/Todd McCarthy
A nuanced, superbly acted love story with a most unusual genesis.
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