Imaginary Heroes

Synopsis: The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Dan Harris
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min

imaginary heroes

Matt Travis was a great swimmer

Step up

Take your masks

But it wasn't just that he was a great swimmer

it was simply that he was a greater swimmer

than anyone i ever knew was good--whatever they were good at

Go! Go! Go!

Matt Travis was a legend:10,15,20

and he hated the attention

Hey!Come on

let's go

But the only thing he hated more than the attention...

was swimming

Matt Travis hated to swim more than anyone i knew hated to do--whatever they hated to do.

And when someone hates

something that much...

it doesn't matter

how good they are at it.

But you can't expect the other people to understand that

Tim, can you go and wake up your brother ?



Where are the bedroom keys?

Under the bathroom sink.


Behind you. What in the world

have you tracked through my--?

Oh, Christ!

This is where

we live, Mom.

she thinks she can sit on her porch

and smoke cigarettes on this day?

she is blowing the smoking in my face

you've been in dramatic

it's a free country.

And that's the problem,


She doesn't talk about me when you go over there, does she?

Do you really think I'd let her?

You wouldn't tell me

anyway, would you?


He would been have a

She bought a new grill.

She doesn't even has a husband and she buys a new grill.

Are you expecting her to come over?

Of course not

He's 17, Hal.

He's graduating this year.

Lightning doesn't strike twice.

Don't worry, honey

He is just an old bitter ass hole.

Which one?

Take your pick.

What was it like?


I stepped into the blood


"it" was like a crater.

like a giant....


it open ringt in the middle

and just...

it will take you to pray


praying to God

Now that the most important moments in their lives are lost and we can never retrieve them because they have been

and once they're gone

how much longer we're going to be able to remember them

That's why Joe thinks we need a digital camara

I know exactly what you mean

I am so hungry

Did you see the spread?


-Yeah I am doing the,so there is nothing,you know

I brought the

Excuse me.

I'm here to pay

my respects, Sandy.

I'm so sorry.

Tim,your mother said you used to play the piano like Beethoven

We have piano

you can come over any time as the day

that even to talk

Would you like that?



You got a new


Er..this is Jenny.


Jenny this is Tim.

He Matt Travis's brother


Oh, you don't

want anything like him.

I'm really sorry.

That kind of thing

can f*** you up for life.

Yeah ,of course

Forget about it.


in the bathroom

at school tomorrow.

What? Really?

You're very late for dinner.

And you're too old

to be up this late.

Was he really

that unhappy, Tim?

em...he broke a lot of dishes

stopped to wash his clothes about three weeks ago

spent a lot of time at shower

He was

He was crying.

he cut himself


Come on.

when was your last time you went to a doctor?

When they tied

my tubes.

I have been the only monther and son at the town who can say to each other and not laugh

I don't want to have that

conversation ever again.

What?Don't worry. I did

not read your diary.

So are you gonna go to the jazzy band and practise tomorrow?

No. Uh...

I quit.



Sorry, Tim

Sorry, Tim.


Sorry, man.


I to ask

but did anyone find three minutes to do their reading?

now,of course you....

you gotta be kidding


you,you can't leave campus

what's your name?

Tell me your name!

People are so stupid and I can't bear living around anymore

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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