"Robot and Frank" Now Showing at Landmark at River Oaks
Landmark at River Oaks, a venue for great movies and independent films, proudly presents "Robot and Frank," the winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Prize at Sundance, 2012. The dramatic comedy will be shown in the theater until Thursday, Sept. 13.
Quoting part of the movie's official synopsis, "Set in the near future, Frank, a retired cat burglar, has two grown kids who are concerned he can no longer live alone. They are tempted to place him in a nursing home until Frank's son chooses a different option: against the old man's wishes, he buys Frank a walking, talking humanoid robot programmed to improve his physical and mental health."
The movie is a comical, yet heartwarming story about friendship and family, and features multi-award winning actor, Frank Langella, playing the lead role of Frank. Directed by Jake Schreier, the cast also includes James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon, Peter Saarsgard, Jeremy Sisto, and Jeremy Strong.
Landmark at River Oaks shares a message from Director Jake Schreier about the film's beginnings, which can be read here: http://www.landmarktheatres.com/letters/robotandfrank.htm.
For more details about "Robot and Frank", screening schedules and other information about Landmark at River Oaks, please call 713-866-8881 or go to http://www.landmarktheatres.com. Landmark Theatre at River Oaks is located at 2009 W. Gray St. in Houston.
About Landmark Theatres
Landmark Theatres was founded in 1974, becoming the nation's largest theater chain devoted exclusively to art and independent film, with 55 theaters in 22 markets. Landmark is a leader in theater technology and services, providing customers with digital cinema, upscale concessions, on-site DVD sales, specialized merchandise, film festivals and special events. Known for its progressive and savvy film programming, as well as its unique way of nurturing and marketing independent films, Landmark Theatres occupies an unrivaled and important position in the motion picture industry. With its many avant-garde films, Landmark is at the forefront of independent exhibition. Landmark provides filmgoers with numerous amenities, including in-theater sales of DVDs, books and CDs, as well as its signature brand of customer service.
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