A Kid Like Jake

A Kid Like Jake

A Kid Like Jake

Claire Danes (TV's Homeland) and Jim Parsons (Hidden Figures) play loving parents of a boy who enjoys wearing skirts and watching princess fairy tale movies. However, when told that this behaviour might be more than just a phase, the mother and father reexamine their priorities.

2018Rating: M, Offensive language92 minsUSA
DramaFestival & Independent

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A Kid Like Jake / Reviews

Vulture

Vulture

This is not a film about falling apart, but all the conversations and compromises that hold things together.

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Variety

Variety

The movie doesn’t feel like it’s going anywhere until it explodes, and the dazzling fireworks don’t quite offset its long, seemingly aimless fuse.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

"A Kid Like Jake" is humane, compassionate and strangely detached, almost to the point of inconsequentiality.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Silas Howard’s new film is nothing if not well-attuned to the difference between the purity of sharing the right values and the messiness of actually living with them.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

[A] simply lovely comedy-drama.

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