If you don't have a live, get someone else's.
|In Movie Theaters:||Friday, April 26, 2013 Limited|
|On Blu-ray & DVD:||Tuesday, August 20, 2013|
Released; Now Available Buy or Rent Availability
|Colin Firth . . . Wallace Avery |
Emily Blunt . . . Mike
Anne Heche . . . Mina Crawley
|Companies:||Cinedigm Entertainment Group & 1 more|
|Rating:||for sexual content, language and brief drug use.|
|Runtime:||1 hour, 41 minutes|
An offbeat love story set in a perfect storm of identity crisis, Arthur Newman looks at how two people try to remake themselves and come around to owning up to some basic truths about the identities they left at home.Wallace Avery (Colin Firth) is tired of his existence. Divorced, disconnected from his young son, dissatisfied with his love life, depressed and in the doldrums of middle age, he decides to make a radical change by walking away from his old life. He buys a new identity and hits the road as Arthur Newman to begin life anew, bound for Terre Haute, Indiana, where he dreams of reinventing himself as a golf pro at a tiny country club.
But his road trip is derailed by the entrance of Michaela “Mike” Fitzgerald (Emily Blunt), whom Arthur discovers passed out poolside at a seedy roadside motel. Mike sees through Arthur’s identity scam, and soon enough Arthur sees through hers — she’s a kleptomaniac fleeing from domestic turmoil of her own. Soon romance blossoms on the road to Indiana as the unexpected couple infiltrates the lives of random strangers as a way of better grasping the essence of their own waylaid lives. Painful secrets unfold; new lives take shape. But is it possible to truly start all over again?
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The film is planned for a theatrical release in mid-2013, followed by on-demand, premium digital, DVD, and TV releases.
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Production Updates (26)
- From Wed., June 5, 2013 to Fri., December 28, 2012
- Amazon Wed., June 5, 2013
- added the U.S. Blu-ray release date of September 3, 2013
- Filmratings.com Wed., April 24, 2013
- set the MPAA rating to R for sexual content, language and brief drug use
- Amazon Fri., March 29, 2013
- added the US DVD release date of August 20, 2013
- Cinedigm.com Fri., March 29, 2013
- added a photo to the gallery
- added a link from facebook.com
- added a synopsis
- added the tagline: "If you don't have a live, get someone else's."
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