While conservative Sammy (Laura Linney) stayed in her quiet hometown, her rebellious brother Terry (Mark Ruffalo) was on the road, drifting in and out of trouble. When Terry suddenly comes to visit, his presence has a profound influence on Sammy's world. As Terry forms a bond with Sammy's precocious eight-year-old son, Rudy (Rory Culkin), Sammy rediscovers her passion for life, entertaining a marriage proposal from her boyfriend while having a fling with her boss (Matthew Broderick). But when Terry's behavior become disruptive, Sammy must finally confront the choices of the past...and make new ones to renew her family's future. Nominated for Best Actress and Best Writing at the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes nominee. Winner of Best First Feature at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Winner of two prizes at the Sundance Film Festival. "With warm humor and perceptive writing, director Kenneth Lonergan displays a gift for creating realistic characters and a compelling story." - Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
You Can Count On Me.
Paramount Pictures, 2000.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.
J. Smith-Cameron, Jon Tenney, Kenneth Lonergan, Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Rory Culkin
Originally produced by Paramount Pictures in 2000.
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Lonergan, Kenneth, film director.; Smith-Cameron, J., actor.; Tenney, Jon, actor.; Lonergan, Kenneth, actor.; Linney, Laura, actor.; Ruffalo, Mark, actor.; Broderick, Matthew, actor.; Culkin, Rory, actor.
Paramount Pictures (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst