Rent Falling (2020)

3.2 of 5 from 98 ratings
1h 48min
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John (Viggo Mortensen) lives with his partner, Eric (Terry Chen), and their daughter, Monica (Gabby Velis), in California, far from the traditional rural life he left behind years ago. John's father, Willis (Lance Henriksen), a headstrong man from a bygone era, lives alone on the isolated farm where John grew up. Willis is in the early stages of dementia, making running the farm on his own increasingly difficult, so John brings him to stay at his California home so that he and his sister Sarah (Laura Linney) might help him find a place near them to relocate to. Unfortunately, their best intentions ultimately run up against Willis's adamant refusal to change his way of life in the slightest.
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Viggo Mortensen, Daniel Bekerman, Chris Curling
Viggo Mortensen
Modern Films
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Run Time:
108 minutes
English Audio Description, English Dolby Digital 5.1
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
  • Deleted Scene
  • Interview with Viggo Mortensen Presented by Nowness
  • Sundance 2020 Awards Ceremony Video Featuring Skating Polly Live Performance

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Reviews (2) of Falling

Great acting and fairly moving - Falling review by TH

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The plot is fairly straight forward. It's mostly a father and son story dealing with an angry and abusive father diagnosed with dementia.

It can be a hard watch and isnt the most uplifting of films but it showcases a great performance from Henriksen as the angry stuck in his own way bitter old man and Mortensen who feels unable to let go of helping his dad despite the constant hostility.

Only through the flash backs do you see any sense of care. This film like real life provides very little answers to why people become this way.

4 out of 4 members found this review helpful.

Not sure this story was worth telling - Falling review by GP

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Obnoxious young man becomes an obnoxious, senile old man. Purely observational with the history provided giving us no explanations for either. Not sure why the film was made

0 out of 0 members found this review helpful.

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