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Writer/Director/Producer: Donal Lardner Ward | Writer: Elizabeth Crane | Producer: Nicole Cosgrove | Editor: Anthony Muzzatti | Composer: Alex Kemp | Cinematographer: George Wieser | Cast: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Damian Young, Loudon Wainwright III, Noah Schnapp, Taylor Rose, Virginia Robinson, Donal Logue, Gia Carides, Noelle Parker, Robert John Burke | USA / 2018 / 88 min
About the Film
WORLD PREMIERE. We Only Know So Much reveals the emotional life of four generations of the Copeland family. As Jean (Jeanne Tripplehorn) reckons with the consequences of an affair, her husband, Gordon (Damian Young), worries he’s falling prey to the same dementia that has afflicted his father, Theodore (Loudon Wainwright III). Their children, Otis (Noah Schnapp, Stranger Things) and Priscilla (Taylor Rose), navigate the pitfalls of first love and young adulthood, while the family’s 95-year-old matriarch, Vivian (Virginia Robinson), struggles to maintain control of the household in this comedic drama.
About the Filmmakers
Elizabeth Crane is the author of two novels, We Only Know So Much and The History of Great Things, as well as four collections of short stories, most recently Turf. She is a recipient of the Chicago Public Library 21st Century Award. Her work has been featured on NPR’s Selected Shorts and adapted for the stage by Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater.
Donal Lardner Ward launched his professional career with an acting role in Whit Stillman’s 1990 breakout indie, Metropolitan, then went on to co-write, co-produce, co-direct, and co-star in 1994 indie hit, My Life's In Turnaround. Donal has been employed as a screenwriter or television writer by Sony, Warner Brothers, New Line Cinema, Universal, Paramount, Fox, IFC, HBO, and Amazon, as well as various independent producers. We Only Know So Much is his fourth feature as director.