Fathers and Daughters

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Original title Padri e figlie
Category Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2015
Production Country
Directors Gabriele Muccino
Cast Amanda Seyfried, Russell Crowe, Aaron Paul, Diane Kruger, Quvenzhané Wallis, Bruce Greenwood, Janet McTeer, Kylie Rogers, Jane Fonda, Octavia Spencer, Brendan Griffin, Ryan Eggold, Jenny Vos, Chris Douglass, Jake Scheib
Distributor Warner Bros.


Fathers and Daughters is a love story between a father and daughter living in New York City. The story moves back and forth between the 1980's where Jake Davis, a Pulitzer-winning novelist and widower, struggles with mental illness as he tries to raise his 5-year old daughter, Katie, and 30-year-old Katie's life in present-day Manhattan where she battles the demons that stem from her troubled childhood. “Fathers and Daughters” is a film directed by Gabriele Muccino, who previously directed such films as “The Pursuit of Happyness”, “Seven Pounds” and “Playing for Keeps.” The film follows the relationship between Jake Davis, a Pulitzer winning novelist, and his daughter, Katie, and the effect of this relationship over a twenty year period. Moving back and forth between the 1980's and present day, it shows Jake's struggle with his mental illness and raising Katie, and explores the ramifications of 30-year-old Katie's troubled childhood. The film is a drama, depicting a strong relationship between father and daughter, both battling their own demons.