Directed by Lisa Cholodenko. Written by Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg. Starring Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, and Josh Hutcherson.
The 2010 Sundance darling is a funny, smart, and vibrant portrait of a modern American family. Nic (Bening) and Jules (Moore) are your average suburban couple raising their two teens, Joni (Wasikowska) and Laser (Hutcherson), in South California. But when the kids secretly track down their "donor dad," Paul (Ruffalo), an unexpected new chapter begins for everyone as family ties are defined, re-defined, and then re-re-defined.
The film was released by Focus Features, and subsequently garnered 4 Academy Award nominations, and 2 Golden Globe wins.