Set in the near future, Frank, a retired cat burglar, has two grown kids who are concerned he can no longer live alone. They are tempted to place him in a nursing home until Frank’s son chooses a different option: against the old man’s wishes, he buys Frank a walking, talking humanoid robot programmed to improve his physical and mental health. What follows is an often hilarious and heartwarming story about finding friends and family in the most unexpected places. ROBOT & FRANK features an award winning cast including Academy Award® nominee Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler and Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon.
Film Club Screening: Monday, October 1, 4pm, with a post-show discussion led by Film Streams Education Committee Members Ron Azoulay, Julie Rowse, and David Weisser. Open to everyone, FREE for full-time students with school ID.
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Peter Sarsgaard (voice)
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