When sportswriter Joe’s (Owen) wife dies he commits to parenting, taking six year-old Artie (McAnulty) on a road trip of discovery and recovery. Then his estranged teenaged son Harry (MacKay) from his first marriage turns up, bringing a fresh set of challenges.
Owen reveals a rarely glimpsed warmth and the father and son dynamic has charm, but sappiness keeps the film nice, rather than as good as it might have been.
Reviewed by Angie Errigo
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