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A drug addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family's home on Christmas Eve. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

A film by Academy Award Nominee Peter Hedges.

Ben Is Back
Release date
January 31 2019
Synopsis
19 year old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.
Cast

Courtney B. Vance ... Neal Beeby

Julia Roberts ... Holly Burns

Kathryn Love Newton ... Ivy Burns

Lucas Hedges ... Ben Burns

A mother's undying love for her son

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