Uncle Frank

Uncle Frank

Uncle Frank

'70s-set drama follows a Southern teenager (Sophia Lillis, It) who discovers her beloved uncle (Paul Bettany, Avengers: Infinity War) is gay when she attends the university where he works. Written and directed by Alan Ball, the Oscar-winning writer of American Beauty, and creator of Six Feet Under and True Blood.

202095 minsUSA
Drama

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Uncle Frank / Reviews

Film Threat

Film Threat

There are some intense, heartbreaking moments in this film, but I am glad to say that the ending is not as sad as it could have been.

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Variety

Variety

Uncle Frank recalls plenty of prior coming-out (and coming-of-age) sagas, but revisits their familiar terrain with a confident and skilled mix of humor and character-dynamic shorthand.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It is a frustrating filmgoing experience, but still one worthy of your time for the acting alone.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

While there are a few truly moving detours along the way . . . Uncle Frank fumbles through its fairy-tale finale so fast that it sours everything that came before.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

It’s not simply that Uncle Frank becomes just another road-trip comedy — it’s that Ball resorts to clichéd or contrived narrative devices to keep the story going.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Although clearly made with earnest good intentions, this shabbily constructed work feels way too thirsty for audience love as it strings together a series of life-affirming, message-laden and sometimes embarrassingly anachronistic moments that feel too unconnected to satisfy as a drama.

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