I just saw this film at the Santa Barbara Intl Film Fest. The director and some of the actors and production team were on hand after for a q and a ?? Peel played by Emile Hirsch lives with his mother. His Father ran off with his 2 older brothers when he was very young. He has a very close relationship with his Mother, played by Amy Brenneman ,but when she dies he decides to try and locate his lost brothers and rents out a room in his house to finance the search. Peel is kinda different from most folks so his new roommates try to take advantage of him but also coach him on girls and things. A really attractive Asian girl likes Peel. So the journey to find his brothers begins. I will not spoil it with how the story plays out, but will say Bravo enjoyed the Film and characters ! Big applause at end from audience
Abandoned by his father at the age of five and raised in near isolation by a loving, yet emotionally unstable and over-protective mother, the only life Peel Munter has ever known is within the confines of his childhood home. Upon his mother's unexpected death, 30-year-old Peel is left lost and utterly alone. With no job, family, or friends, he must make a choice; live as his mother did, lonely and unsettled, or change the course of his impending fate by breaking out into the unknown, facing the trials and tribulations of an outside world he doesn't understand. Unable to make the house payments, Peel decides to take in a couple of drifters as roommates. After forging what seems to be a burgeoning new family and brotherhood, one of the roommates betrays Peel's trust, compelling Peel to venture out in search of his long-lost, real brothers who had been taken away from him decades ago. Along the way, Peel's lack of cynicism and innocence has an inadvertent, yet powerful effect on those he...
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