CAST: Clive Owen, Patton Oswalt, Jaeden Lieberher, Maria Bello DIRECTOR: Bob Nelson TUESDAY FILM SERIES + DIRECTOR Q&A
Walt, a down-on-his luck carpenter, is tasked with entertaining his eight-year-old son Anthony while Anthony's mom and her new husband are away. But when Walt's prized toolbox is stolen, a quiet father-and-son weekend turns into an adventure of a lifetime. Aided by an oddball drywall repairman, Walt and Anthony go on a wildly funny search for the thieves-and find something they never imagined: a true family connection.
Director Q&A: Meet Bob Nelson
The movie's not just good but moving, funny and true to the way people actually live in hard-times America.Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice
A low-key gem.Soren Anderson, Seattle Times
The Confirmation is a nice change of pace from most of the hateful violence we're getting these days-inescapably inconsequential but ultimately endearing.Rex Reed, New York Observer