We shared the trailer for Funny Story
earlier this month.
Starring Matthew Glave
, Jana Winternitz
, and Emily Bett Rickards
, the film follows Walter, an aging TV star, and his relationship with women, most especially with is sometimes-estranged daughter, Nic (Winternitz).
When Nic cancels on a weekend visit, Walter invites himself along with her and her friends on a weekend in Big Sur.
Rickards is Kim, a young woman suffering after the death of her mother whose car kicks the bucket after attending her mother's funeral, a situation that jeopardizes her attendance at the Big Sur get together.
Nic's simple request of her father to give Kim a ride sets into motion the central conflict of the movie and explores how honest someone should be with the people they love.
The former star of a show with questionable production values but a wide audience, Walter is magnanimous, loving, and the kind