In 2002, six-year-old Mason Evans Jr., and his older sister Samantha live with their single mother Olivia in Texas. Mason overhears Olivia arguing with her boyfriend, saying she has no free time due to parenting. The next year, Olivia moves the family to Houston, so she can attend the University of Houston, complete her degree, and get a better job. In 2004, Mason's father, Mason Sr., visits Houston and takes Mason and his sister bowling. He promises to spend more time with them. When he drops the children off at home, he argues with Olivia while Mason and Samantha watch from a window. Olivia takes Mason to one of her classes, introducing him to her professor, Bill Welbrock; Mason sees them flirt. Read more on Wikipedia.

MPAA Rating:R
Country:United States
Produced By:Sandra Adair, Richard Linklater, John Sloss, Vincent Palmo Jr., Jonathan Sehring, Anne Walker-Mcbay, Cathleen Sutherland, Caroline Kaplan, Kirsten Mcmurray
Directed By:Richard Linklater
Written By:Richard Linklater
Cast:Patricia Arquette, Johnny Walter, Ethan Hawke, Nick Krause, David Blackwell, Chris Doubek, Bill Wise, Andrew Bunten, Deanna Brochin, Cambell Westmoreland, Cassidy Johnson, Marina Arellano, Jessi Mechler, Garin Sparks, Sam Dillon, Greg Baglia, Shane Graham, Richard Andrew Jones, Charlie Sexton, Rissa Medlenka, Brad Hawkins, Savannah Welch, Maria Engler, Sydney Orta, Libby Villari, Tess Allen, Tom McTigue, Richard Robichaux, Andrea Chen, Holly Moore, Ryan Power, Stephen Latham, Merrilee McCommas, Jessie Tilton, Angela Rawna, Marco Perella, Jamie Howard, Heather Materne, Maximillian McNamara, Lise' Creed, Roland Ruiz, Jennifer Griffin, Andrew Villarreal, Sharee Fowler, Derek Chase Hickey, Tamara Jolaine, Mark Finn, Mona Lee Fultz, Jordan Howard, Evie Thompson, Karen Jones, Conrad Choucroun, Virginia Allee, Byron Jenkins, Ellar Coltrane, Elijah Smith, Alexander Lu, Kaitlyn King, Jayson Champion, Lorelei Linklater, Natalie Makenna, Barbara Chisholm, Courtney Tailor, Sinjin Venegas, Jenni Tooley, Steven Chester Prince, Taylor Weaver, Bonnie Cross, Corey Terrell, Craig Alan Ries, Ken Edwards, Zoe Graham, Megan Devine, Garry Peters
In Theaters:Aug 15, 2014
Runtime:2 hours 45 minutes
Production:IFC Productions, Detour Filmproduction
Box Office:$25,379,975
Available On:Amazon, Itunes, Netflix, Vudu