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The Savages is a 2007 drama directed by Tamara Jenkins. The film tells the story of two siblings, played by Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney, who was emotionally distant over the years. They are compelled to reunite to care for their elderly father. The siblings have also been emotionally estranged from the father for a number of years.

The father is suffering from dementia. The son is a theater professor and his sister is a playwright. The family is incredibly dysfunctional. Taking care of the father forces them to re-evaluate their lives and their relationship with one another. Hoffman and Linney are excellent as usual.

The Savages is an Drama movie that was released in 2007 and has a run time of 1 hr 53 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 85.

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| 2007 | 1 hr 53 min | 7.1/10 | 85/100
Cast
Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco, Peter Friedman
Director
Tamara Jenkins
Produced By
Ted Hope, Anne Carey, Erica Westheimer
Language
English
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Also directed by Tamara Jenkins