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A mov­ing so­cial drama based on fact

Reel­ing from his wife’s death, lawyer Kevin Cost­ner finds him­self in a cus­tody bat­tle over his seven-year-old bi-racial grand­daugh­ter, Jil­lian Estell, with her black pa­ter­nal grand­mother, Oc­tavia Spencer. In­spired by events in his own fam­ily’s life, writer/di­rec­tor Mike Bin­der is very even-handed with this wellinten­tioned, well-acted melo­drama, scrupu­lously draw­ing par­al­lels be­tween Cost­ner’s drink­ing prob­lem and the crack ad­dic­tion of Jil­lian’s es­tranged dad,

An­dré Hol­land. Dir: Mike Bin­der 2014, 12, 155min

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