Lamb

Synopsis: Lamb, based on the novel by Bonnie Nadzam, traces the self-discovery of David Lamb in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy and emptiness, and takes Tommie for a road trip from Chicago to the Rockies, planning to initiate her into the beauty of the mountain wilderness. The journey shakes them in ways neither expects.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Ross Partridge
  4 wins & 4 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.3
Metacritic:
62
Rotten Tomatoes:
88%
R
Year:
2015
97 min
5 Views

This is all beyond what I'm used

to, dad dying and everything.

Look, I'm gonna insist you take some time.

Clear out, let the dust settle.

Okay?

You didn't tell her you're

getting divorced, either?

- David.

- Hi.

Are you going somewhere?

I was just gonna make some calls

today, so I thought I'd do it from home.

Mm.

[both moaning and gasping]

So, this is what we do.

Is this what we do?

You know, it hurts me to say this,

but you should let one of those

university guys take you out to dinner.

Buy you dessert, put his arms around you.

Don't.

I'm not stupid, you know.

I know I don't deserve you.

I know I'm lucky to have you.

So, come over and spend the night tonight.

I can't.

I'm just doing all the things I have to

do so we can spend a few days together,

free and clear.

Did you come back for cigarettes?

'Cause I quit since

yesterday. I'm on a new plan.

Glad to see you covered yourself up.

You know, I thought about you

a lot since yesterday. Yeah.

I was worried I hurt you.

None of them even called me.

To see if you'd killed me or what.

Sorry about your friends.

Not friends anymore.

Tell your mom about yesterday?

- No way.

- Are you too embarrassed to say anything?

You lived around here your whole life?

Probably gonna die here.

I'm sorry to hear that.

What's your name?

Tommie.

That's a beautiful name.

So, let me buy you lunch.

I won't drag you this time. It'll

just be my way of apologizing to you

if I scared you yesterday.

Well, it was pretty stupid.

- You or me?

- Both.

What's your name, anyway?

Gary.

Good thing it's not Tom.

- That'd be weird.

- We couldn't be friends.

[paper rustling]

Here you are.

Grilled cheese with nothing on it for you.

Thanks.

You know, my grandmother used to make

grilled cheese sandwiches with a slice of pear

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Ross Partridge

Ross Partridge (born February 26, 1968) is an American actor, director, screenwriter and producer. He has worked on a number of films produced by Kevin Spacey's production company Trigger Street Productions, including Interstate 84 as writer and director, which was shown at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival, and the PBS documentary America Rebuilds: A Year at Ground Zero, narrated by Spacey.His most notable work is the 2015 adaptation of the book Lamb, which Partridge wrote, starred in and directed. He also had a recurring role in the first season of the critically acclaimed Netflix science fiction series, Stranger Things. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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