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Reuniting the Rubins

Directed by Yoav Factor

UK | 99 minutes | 2010

An uptight lawyer, Lenny Rubins, (Timothy Spall), has to put his dream retirement on hold when his ailing mother emotionally blackmails him into reuniting his estranged children for a Jewish holiday. They may be peas from the same pod, but in Lenny’s eyes, his grown-up children are certainly not even from the same planet: a ruthless control-freak and hard-nosed capitalist, an outspoken, argumentative eco-warrior committed to the cause, an outer-worldly Buddhist Monk; and to cap it all, a bible bashing born-again Rabbi. While they might quarrel, fight, and perhaps even be starting a war in Africa, they are still family. It is going to take a whole lot of soul-searching and sacrifice for everyone to come together in this comic drama.
Director Yoav Factor
Countries of Production UK
Year of Presentation 2010
Language(s)
Premiere Status
Runtime 99 minutes
Principal Cast Timothy Spall, James Callis, Rhona Mitra
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