Lisa Cholodenko's award-winning comedy stars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as a middle-aged couple bringing up their two teenage children, Joni and Laser in suburban Los Angeles.
Both conceived by artificial insemination, the children decide to track down their common biological father without informing their parents.
When their father, restaurant owner and lovable rogue Paul, duly lands in their lives, the family's dynamics are realigned by force as everyone struggles to come to terms with the far-reaching effects of his arrival.
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