A really fine debut feature.
Sammy Prescott (Laura Linney) lives in the small town of Scottsville, upstate New York. She, like her brother Terry (Mark Ruffalo) is an orphan from when she was quite young after a horrific car crash in which both parents were killed. Sammy has...
Graham Hess (Mel Gibson) is a former minister of religion who gave up his vocation and his faith when his wife was killed in a tragic accident. He's now just a farmer, coping with a life of grief with his two children Morgan (Rory Culkin) and Bo ...
It\'s not a wildly dramatic film but it has its moments, some of them very moving.
Michael Douglas has been looking for a project in which he could star with his father Kirk, particularly after Kirk suffered a stroke. The screenplay by young Jesse Wigutow, It Runs In the Family seemed to be the perfect answer.
Mean Creek is a modestly made American independent, the feature debut by Jacob Aaron Estes, which he developed under the tutelage of a screenwriting fellowship in addition to being awarded a humanitarian prize at last year?s Sundance Film...