The Benefactor

The Benefactor Trailers

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Original title The Benefactor
Category Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2015
Production Country
Directors Andrew Renzi
Cast Dakota Fanning, Theo James, Richard Gere, Clarke Peters, Cheryl Hines, Dylan Baker, Tibor Feldman, Roy James Wilson, Brian Anthony Wilson, Dennisha Pratt, Lyssa Roberts, Matthew Daisher, Michael Daisher, Justin Goncalves, Ian Bonner
Distributor Arrow Film Distributors


Francis L. Watts (Richard Gere) is an affluent business man living in Philadelphia. But despite his wealth and connections, he is still grieving over the death of his friends, caused by a tragic car crash he was responsible for years ago. In an attempt to relieve his pain and guilt, something that his morphine addiction can t fix, he gets back into the lives of his friend s daughter and her husband. But after showering them with gifts and new prospects, things quickly sour. What follows is a desperate man s attempts to keep hold of his life, while everything around him falls apart.