ROBOT & FRANK marks feature film debut of commercial director Jake Schreier, stars Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Jeremy Sisto, and Jeremy Strong. The film had its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and named co-winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize.
Set in the near future, Frank (Langella), a retired cat burglar, has two grown kids who are concerned he can no longer live alone. They are tempted to place him in a nursing home until Frank’s son chooses a different option: against the old man’s wishes, he buys Frank a walking, talking humanoid robot programmed to improve his physical and mental health.
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