American Dreams / European premiere

The Fundamentals of Caring

  • Rob Burnett /
  • USA /
  • 2016 /
  • 93 mins

Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Ehle, Megan Ferguson, Frederick Weller / Fiction / English

A caregiver and the young man he looks after head off on a trip.

Paul Rudd consolidates his ‘nicest man in film’ credentials in this thoroughly charming and uplifting comedy-drama, starring as a newly licensed caregiver whose first job is working with isolated but amusingly sarcastic young Brit Trevor (Craig Roberts) who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The pair head off on a road trip to visit oddball Americana, picking up sassy hitchhiker Dot (Selena Gomez) along the way. The witty banter and warm sense of humour make this a real delight. [12A]

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  • #1 Lynda Burns / Wednesday 15 June, 2016 / 10:14 GMT

    I have a ticket for Saturday that unfortunately I can't use. Happy to pass on.

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