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Wish I Was Here (2014)

Wish I Was Here

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

July 18, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

120 min.

Studio

Focus Features

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

Zach Braff

Producer

Stacey Sher, Michael Shamberg, Zach Braff, Adam Braff

Screenwriter

Zach Braff, Adam Braff

Starring

Story


Following his celebrated debut feature, Garden State, Zach Braff delivers a new postcard from the edge of existential crisis, this time playing a thirtysomething family man wrestling with a few minor hindrances-like his disapproving father, an elusive God, and yes, adult responsibility. Aidan Bloom is a pot-smoking actor whose last job, a dandruff commercial, was longer ago than he cares to admit. Pursuing his thespian dream has landed him and his wife in tough financial straits, so when his grumpy father can no longer pay for the kids to attend Jewish Yeshiva, Aidan opts for homeschooling. To the chagrin of his hyperdisciplined, religious daughter and the delight of his less-than-studious son, Aidan takes matters into his own imaginative hands, rather than sticking to the boring old traditional curriculum.

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Zach Braff
Premiere of Focus Features' Wish I Was Here
Jun 23, 2014
Zach Braff
Premiere of Focus Features' Wish I Was Here
Jun 23, 2014

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..a more mature work from actor-director-producer Zach Braff that feels like a Garden State for grown-ups..”
by Boyd van Hoeij [Hollywood Reporter]
“..is unquestionably an auteur film, but one festooned with so many bad and unnecessary ideas that one can't help wondering if a more modest, hemmed-in version of the same project might not have proved more effective..”
by Scott Foundas [Variety]
“..it falls completely flat..”
by Adam Chitwood [Collider]