Breakfast With Curtis

USA | 2013 | 82 min

Syd, an eccentric bookseller with delusions of grandeur fueled by red wine, caused a rift five years ago between the freewheeling bohemian residents of his house and the family next door. Over the course of a balmy summer, he now tries to draft the boy next door to make videos for his online book business. Introverted young Curtis is reluctant at first, but soon gets drawn in by Syd's creative fervor. Their unlikely bond dissolves bad blood between their households, replacing old grudges and repressed secrets with new camaraderie and fresh possibility. The transformative power of forgiveness, back yard ping pong, and afternoon cocktails sparks Curtis’s first seminal summer, and a season of change for all.


Breakfast with Curtis was one of the standout films of the 2012 LA Film Fest, won the Jameson FIND Your Audience Award, and is released through IFP’s partnership with the  Sundance Institute #ArtistServices Initiative.

  • DIR Laura Colella
    SCR Laura Colella
    CAST Theo Green, Jonah Parker, Aaron Jungels, Yvonne Parker, Virginia Laffey, Adele Parker, Laura Colella, Gideon Parker, Tory Fair

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