San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
"You’re cordially invited to the wedding of the year! For those who have been waiting for a down-to-earth family drama with a realistic trans character, this whimsical charmer delivers. " -Frameline
March 22-March 29
Directed by Alan Howard
BOB'S NEW SUIT
Bob Goodlow is a landscape gardener and handyman. His dad Buster, a patriotic ex-aerospace worker with a secret past, is unemployed and suffering from congestive heart failure. Bob’s sister Stephanie does the books for her girlfriend Marlena’s hair salon and holds a secret of her own, just bursting to come out. Polly, their mother, helps with the struggling finances by selling antique dolls on Ebay and worries for everyone, as only mothers can. When Bob proposes to his long time love, Jenny, and his “too cool” cousin, George, proposes a get-rich quick scheme, a series of events unfold which changes their lives forever.
Radical politics, gender identity, the joy of books, rare orchids, a couple of beers and one lonely Italian suit come together in this deftly interwoven story about love, family, the legacy of the 1960’s and the unexpected.
Running Time 97 minutes
From Breaking Glass Pictures
Arena Cinema (next to The Egyptian Theatre - Back Gate)
1625 N Las Palmas Ave
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