Academy Award® nominee Hugh Jackman stars as Peter whose busy life with his new partner is thrown into disarray when his ex-wife Kate, played by Academy Award® winner Laura Dern arrives with their troubled and distant teenage son, setting the family on a dangerous collision course.
A drama that follows a family as it falls apart and tries to come back together again. A couple of years after his parents’ divorce, 17-year-old Nicholas no longer feels he can stay with his mother, Kate. He moves in with his father Peter and Peter’s new partner Beth. Juggling work, his and Beth’s new baby, and the offer of his dream job in Washington, Peter tries to care for Nicholas as he wishes his own father had cared for him. But by reaching for the past to correct its mistakes, he loses sight of how to hold onto the Nicholas in the present.