added: Mon, May 20th '13
Nobody has better on-screen mental breakdowns than Claire Danes, here she is having another one in her latest indie drama "As Cool As I Am," where Danes plays Lainee, a self-centered mother who forgets her own child's birthday, which leads her daughter Lucy, (Sarah Bolger) to become a self-sufficient young girl. When everyday life struggles start giving both Mother and Daughter grief, they turn to each other to help one another get over their troubles and start growing up.
The film co-starring James Marsden, Jeremy Sisto, Anika Noni Rose, and Peter Fonda, shall have a limited theatrical release in New York and Los Angeles starting on June 7th.
Teenager Lucy Diamond of Great Falls, Montana, struggles with the onset of womanhood on her own, while her immature, self-centered parents, having married very young, try to recapture the youth they feel they missed.
directed by Max Mayer
starring Claire Danes, James Marsden, Sarah Bolger, Thomas Mann, Jeremy Sisto, Anika Noni Rose, Jon Tenney, Rhys Coiro, Will Peltz, Mario Batali, Peter Fonda
release date June 7, 2013 (NY, LA)