Previewing 'The Way, Way Back'

The latest KCET Cinema Series selection has an all-star cast including Steve Carell and AnnaSophia Robb. It will be screening on Tuesday, June 25, at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.

"The Way, Way Back" Screening Info:

Guest:

  • Producers Tom Rice and Kevin Walsh

Date/Time:

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013
    7:00 PM

Location:

  • Aero Theatre
    1328 Montana Ave
    Santa Monica, CA 90403

Please call (747) 201-5800 for reservations.

It's a comedy about a 14-year-old boy who during the course of a summer family vacation finds his self-confidence and insight to life, by his newly found friendship with an affable water park employee.

It's a poignant coming of age story of 14-year-old Duncan's (Liam James) summer vacation with his mother, Pam (Toni Collette), her overbearing boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell), and his daughter, Steph (Zoe Levin). Having a rough time fitting in, the introverted Duncan finds an unexpected friend in gregarious Owen (Sam Rockwell), manager of the Water Wizz water park. Through his funny, clandestine friendship with Owen, Duncan slowly opens up to and begins to finally find his place in the world - all during a summer he will never forget.

Written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash.

About the Author

I'm the Assistant Producer of New Media at KCET and a foodist with a knack for Chinese cuisine. Los Angeles native and avid night hiker.
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