Flora and Son


Single mom Flora is at a loss about what to do with her rebellious teenage son, Max. Her efforts to keep him out of trouble lead to a beat-up acoustic guitar, a washed-up LA musician, and harmony for this frayed Dublin family.

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by Brian Lloyd
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'Flora and Son' tries to find a melody in its cynicism

Flora (Eve Hewson) is a single mother living in Dublin with her son Max (Orén Kinlan) and estranged from her partner Ian (Jack Reynor). Following her son's latest brush with the Gardai, Flora resolves to set him straight by taking up music - specifically the guitar. Though he shows no interest at first, Flora begins to take lessons online from an American tutor (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and soon finds herself drawn to him and music in a way she's never been before...

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