Image Entertainment comedy $5 A Day arrives on DVD
By Patrick Luce Aug 19, 2010, 18:23 GMT
Christopher Walken is hilarious as Nat, an eccentric con-artist and deadbeat dad dying to reconnect with his troubled son, Flynn (Alessandro Nivola, The Eye, Laurel Canyon). Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Nat shanghais his reluctant son into driving him cross-country for experimental medical treatment. Low on cash, they pull off increasingly ridiculous and embarrassing schemes along the way to reach their destination spending only $5 a day. Boasting a star-packed ...more
Oscar winner Christopher Walken and Oscar nominee Sharon Stone tackle the story of a father and son struggling to rebuild their relationship in the new Image Entertainment comedy $5 A Day – which arrives August 24th on DVD and Blu-ray.
Directed by Nigel Cole (Sundance Festival winner, Saving Grace) and featuring an award-winning cast, $5 A Day sees Walker take on the role of Nat an eccentric conman and hustler content with a life of schemes and underhanded deals.
He lacks one thing: a reconciliation with his son, Flynn (Alessandro Nivola, Jurassic Park III), who has ceased trusting his father long ago. But Nat’s time is growing short: he has been diagnosed with a terminal illness.
True to form, Nat cons Flynn into joining him in a cross country journey to an experimental medical facility. Short on money, but not on imagination, the two realize that to reach their destination they can spend no more than $5 A Day. They come up with increasingly ridiculous schemes to keep within their budget - but there is a distance of emotion as well as miles to cover. Are they on the path towards a father-son reunion?
With a sparkling cast that includes Amanda Peet (Syriana, 2012), Peter Coyote (Erin Brokovich, “Deadwood”) and Dean Cain (Out of Time, Rat Race), $5 A Day is a comedy rich in character and charm. It is a happy reminder that relationships may take their toll, but what we get in return is priceless.
Bonus features on $5 A Day DVD and Blu-ray include:
Director and Cast Interviews
Some Clips from the film:
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