Alex of Venice

Synopsis: Workaholic attorney, Alex [Winstead] is forced to reinvent her life after her husband suddenly leaves. Now faced with the humdrum and sometimes catastrophic events that permeate the fabric of our lives, Alex discovers both a vulnerability and inner strength she had not yet tapped all while trying to hold together her broken family.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Chris Messina
Production: Screen Media Films
  2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.8
Metacritic:
56
Rotten Tomatoes:
73%
R
Year:
2014
86 min
Website
43 Views


I want to, you know, I want...

I want some...

I want to do things too, you know?

George, you can paint, I mean, y...

You could do whatever you want.

I'm not holding you back from those things.

I just need time away.

So what, you're just leaving? You're just

going to leave? Where are you going to go?

I don't know. I'll figure it out.

- It's my dad's party on Saturday.

- I got your stuff. It's in the fridge.

- Are you going to come to the party?

- I don't know.

Well, who's going to grill

the steaks if you don't come?

Are you fucking kidding me?

Did you just hear yourself?

Who's going to grill the fucking steaks?

Well, what are you going to say to Dakota?

What are you doing up?

Look at those stars.

- Where does your dad keep your lunch box?

- Mom, I don't use a lunch box anymore.

- This coffee tastes like crap.

- That's 'cause I made it.

Well, George makes the best coffee.

Where's he?

- His mom is sick.

- What's wrong with his mom?

No, he has an art show.

Oh, he has an art show.

Of course. Of course he has an art show.

Where is the art show?

Santa Fe.

Santa Fe. Okay. Okay.

Dad, Dad, Dad, Dad, your pills?

Okay, so it's Wednesday.

Wednesday you have veratrol.

Wednesday... pink or blue.

Which one? Figure it out later.

- How am I going to get to school?

- I'm going to drive you.

We gotta go, we gotta go, come on.

Hey, Dad?

- You're picking up D after school, okay?

- Well, I got that audition.

I'll get you right after, kid.

Hey, Maureen.

- Vanessa told me you were running late.

- Yeah, I had a family emergency.

I can't be there.

I have a fundraising breakfast.

It's going to be five minutes, ten tops,

and Josh can start for me. He knows the case.

Josh is not a lawyer.

I'm going to be there, I'm just...

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Jessica Goldberg

Jessica Goldberg (born 1975) is an American playwright, screenwriter and television writer. She is the creator of the Hulu series The Path. more…

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