Ben Is Back (2018)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 43 mins

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19 year-old Ben Burns (Lucas Hedges) unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben has been in rehab for the past few months and is not supposed to be released yet. Ben's mother, Holly (Julia Roberts), is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son's drug addiction. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

Cast: Julia Roberts, Kathryn Newton, Lucas Hedges

Crew: Peter Hedges (Director), Stuart Dryburgh (Director of Photography), Dickon Hinchliffe (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India), 15 (Poland)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 14 Dec 2018 (India), 30 Jan 2019 (New Zealand), 28 Feb 2019 (Singapore), 06 Dec 2018 (United Arab Emirates), 15 Mar 2019 (United Kingdom), 07 Dec 2018 (United States)

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as Holly Burns
as Ivy Burns
as Ben Burns
as Cara K
as Church Choir
as Gweynth B
as Dairy Farmer
as James Lamson
as Neal Beeby
as Church Choir
as Spencer 'Spider' Webbs
as Mexican Thug
as Bobette Parker
as Pharmacist
as Mr. Richman
as Dr. Crane
as Liam Burns-Beeby
as Maggie's Dad
as Mall Shopper
as Nicole Hill
as Doppelgänger
as Karen W.
as Mrs. Crane
as Girl in Church
as Leon B.
as Robin Striem
as Lacey Burns-Beeby
as Clayton
as Carole H.
as Lay Reader
as Congregation Member
as Church Choir
as Gentleman of the Church
as Officer Reidy
as Window Shopper
as Mexican Thug
as Officer Thomas
as Phil

Direction

Director
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director

Writers

Screenplay Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Still Photographer
Key Grip
Camera Assistant
Electrician
Gaffer

Music

Music Director
Music Coordinator
Music Editor

Sound

Sound Editor
Sound Mixer

Art

Art Director
Production Designer
Set Decorator

Casting

Extras Casting

Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer
Costume Supervisor
Assistant Costume Designer

Editorial

Editor
Online Editor
Post-Production Coordinator
Assistant Editor

Location

Location Manager

Makeup and Hair

Makeup Artist

Post Production

Colorist

Special Effects

Special Effects Coordinator
Special Effects Technician

Stunts

Stunt Double

Thanks

Special Thanks

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Supervisor
Film Type:
Feature
Language:
English
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1
Stereoscopy:
No
Archival Source:
QubeVault
Filming Locations:
Trivia:
Actor Lucas Hedges is the son of the director Peter Hedges.

"Ben Is Back" premiere took place at TIFF in Toronto, Canada in September 2018.