Uncle Frank” is one of the first films I thoroughly enjoyed at the Sundance Film Festival. It follows Frank (Paul Bettany), a university professor who lives in New York with his significant other. It’s the 1970’s, and Frank must confront his family when they find out about his sexual orientation in the most painful and unexpected form.
We’re introduced to Frank’s whole family in the opening sequence leading up to his introduction. His niece, Beth (Sophia Lillis), seems to be the only family member who admires and enjoys spending time with Frank. Continue reading Sundance Exclusive Review: Uncle Frank