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The Savages

The Savages is a 2007 Academy Award-nominated American film written and directed by Tamara Jenkins. The story revolves around a sister (Linney) and brother (Hoffman) who face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father. The film stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It had a limited release on November 28, 2007.
The Savages Review, by Manohla Dargis of The New York Times