Ben is Back

Showed at Images 1/4/2019–1/24/2019

Starring: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Courtney B. Vance

Showing in Cinema Pop-Up

Nineteen-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

Written and directed by Peter Hedges (About a Boy, Dan in Real Life), Ben is Back stars his son, rising star Lucas Hedges (Lady Bird, Manchester by the Sea) alongside screen icon and Academy-Award winner Julia Roberts.

  • Director: Peter Hedges
  • Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1 hour 43 minutes
  • Genre: Drama

“Julia Roberts blasts through this family reunion drama-turned-thriller with one of the most forceful performances of her career.”

– Screen International