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This Is Where I Leave You

Comedy Drama


 

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home.

Life isn't perfect, and the dramas and absurdities within it are manageable, so long as there is honesty and communication. "This is Where I Leave You" likens secrets to cancer, positing human beings as creatures who grow through obstacles. A noble message. This neatly wrapped package contains endearing characters who actively cancel out some expository excrement early on. Although the premise is poorly justified, it's a genuinely enjoyable story, living up to the comedy/drama promise. If we all had a portable potty to enjoy anytime, anywhere, things'd be just great.

Jan Di Pietro

Wide Release 23rd October 2014
Roadshow Films 103 mins