“Ira Sachs’ Little Men is a little movie brimming with little truths about modern life.” — Variety
Jake (Theo Taplitz) is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony (Michael Barbieri) at his grandfather’s funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off. The budding friendship is put at risk, however, when a rent dispute between Jake’s parents, Brian and Kathy (Greg Kinnear and Jennifer Ehle), and Tony’s mother, Leonor (Paulina Garcia), threatens to become contentious.
Little Men is directed by Ira Sachs (Love is Strange) who also co-wrote the screenplay with Mauricio Zacharias (Love is Strange). The film stars the Academy® Award Nominated Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine), BAFTA nominated Jennifer Ehle (50 Shades of Grey), Paulina Garcia (Gloria) and newcomers Michael Barbieri and Theo Taplitz.
Official selection: Sundance Film Festival 2016
Official selection: Berlinale 2016
Director Ira Sachs
Cast Theo Taplitz, Michael Barbieri, Jennifer Ehle, Greg Kinnear, Paulina García
Script Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias
Producers Lucas Joaquin, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos