New Perspectives / World premiere

Fred

  • Richard Ledes /
  • USA /
  • 2012 /
  • 74 mins

Elliott Gould, Fred Melamed, Stephanie Roth Haberle, Judith Roberts,Mfoniso Udofia / Fiction / English

Following his previous feature, The Caller (2008), director Richard Ledes again calls on the deadpan comedic skills of Elliot Gould to play the eponymous Fred - a man stubbornly refusing to accompany his Alzheimer’s suffering wife to her new care home. A comedy of errors akin to Woody Allen - if only for the casting of Fred Melamed and Stephanie Roth Haberle as Fred’s exasperated son and daughter. This is also a delightfully imaginative look at the nature of transitions - geographical, psychological, and spiritual.

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