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LOCO Closing Night Preview: Robot and Frank

Year: 2012
Production Country: USA
Directed by: Jake Schreier
Featuring: Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon, Peter Sarsgaard
Distributed by: Momentum Pictures
Running time: 89min

Jake Schreier's witty Sundance award winner, part classic caper movie, part topical meditation on ageing.

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When Frank, a retired jewel thief, shows signs of losing his memory, his children give him a robot butler to care for him, and salve their consciences. But Frank soon has other ideas for his super-smart new sidekick, and the two begin planning a robbery. Part classic caper movie, part topical meditation on ageing, Jake Schreier's witty Sundance award winner is refreshingly unsentimental, and beautifully played by a sparkling cast.

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