Recently widowed, retired wire factory worker Frank Goode (De Niro) realises all the contact he had with his four children was organised by his wife. When they all opt out of his planned family reunion, Frank takes it on himself to embark on a road trip to see his kids.
De Niro does quietly affecting work, but he can’t elevate a pat Family Rediscovering Each Other drama into anything much above afternoon TV movie fodder.
Reviewed by Ian Freer
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