The Kids Grow Up


1h 30m 2010

Brief Synopsis

Filmmaker Doug Block focuses his camera on his only child Lucy, 17, as she is about to leave for college. As her departure nears, Block reflects on their close relationship, her coming-of-age, and their deep conversations. His wife Marjorie copes with Lucy's departure in her own way. Together, the c

Film Details

Also Known As
Almost Gone, Kids Grow Up
MPAA Rating
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
2010
Distribution Company
Shadow Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Filmmaker Doug Block focuses his camera on his only child Lucy, 17, as she is about to leave for college. As her departure nears, Block reflects on their close relationship, her coming-of-age, and their deep conversations. His wife Marjorie copes with Lucy's departure in her own way. Together, the couple ponders the next chapter after Lucy leaves them with an empty nest. Here, we have an exploration of the complexities of modern-day parenting, marriage, parent/child relationships and the hardship of letting go.

Film Details

Also Known As
Almost Gone, Kids Grow Up
MPAA Rating
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
2010
Distribution Company
Shadow Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States Fall October 29, 2010

Released in United States 2010

Released in United States June 2010

Released in United States 2010 (Shown at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (Special Presentations) April 29-May 9, 2010.)

Released in United States on Video July 19, 2011

Shown at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (Special Presentations) April 29-May 9, 2010.

Released in United States June 2010 (Shown at SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival (Sterling U.S. Feature Competition) June 21-27, 2010.)

Released in United States on Video July 19, 2011

Shown at SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival (Sterling U.S. Feature Competition) June 21-27, 2010.

Limited Release in United States Fall October 29, 2010 (New York City)