Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) and his young nephew Jesse (Woody Norman) forge a tenuous but transformational relationship when they are unexpectedly thrown together in this delicate and deeply moving story about the connections between adults and children, the past and the future, from writer-director Mike Mills (20th Century Women, Beginners). Gabby Hoffman plays Jesse’s mom and Johnny’s sister. (108 mins)
“A tremendous showing from Joaquin Phoenix, operating at a register he’s rarely found before. It’s a career best for him – lovely, empathetic, humane.” – Angelica Jade Bastién, New York Magazine
“C’mon C’mon is an intricate, moving drama constantly thrown off balance by this Tasmanian Devil of a child, an unpredictable force of nature.” – K. Austin Collins, Rolling Stone
94% Critics 84% Audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes!