The Diary of Preston Plummer

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  • PG-13
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 21 min
  • 5.9  (390)

The Diary of Preston Plummer is a coming-of-age drama released in 2012. The film revolves around the character Preston Plummer, a young man who is about to begin law school. The movie beautifully captures the emotional journey of Preston as he confronts his past and tries to come to terms with his present. Preston, played by Trevor Morgan, is a troubled young man who has always lived in the shadow of his older brother. He is haunted by his mother's suicide, which he witnessed as a child, and has never been able to move on from it. As he prepares to leave his hometown for law school, he learns that his estranged father has passed away, and he must return home to settle his father's affairs.

Upon his return, Preston is forced to confront his painful past and the difficult relationships he has with his family and friends. He discovers his father's old diary, which leads him on a journey of self-discovery and healing. Through his father's diary and the people he meets in his hometown, Preston learns to forgive himself and those around him, and ultimately finds the strength to move forward with his life.

Rumer Willis plays Kate, a childhood friend of Preston's who he reconnects with upon his return home. She is a free-spirited artist who challenges Preston to embrace life and let go of his past. Their friendship grows into a romantic relationship, but their love is tested as Preston struggles to come to terms with his past and find his place in the world.

Helena de Crespo plays Preston's aunt, Barbara, who becomes a mentor to him as he works to settle his father's affairs. She provides him with much-needed guidance and support, helping him to understand his father's perspective and come to terms with his own emotions.

The Diary of Preston Plummer is a poignant and emotional film that explores the complexities of family, love, and loss. It features strong performances from its talented cast and a beautifully written screenplay that captures the essence of growing up and finding oneself. The film is a must-see for anyone who has ever struggled with their past and the challenges of moving forward in life.

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    1 hr 21 min
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    5.9  (390)