Larry Crowne (U.S.)
Opening Aug. 18
Romance. Directed by Tom Hanks. Larry (Tom Hanks), a mid-aged man who just got fired from his work for lacking a college education, decides to attend a local community college to find more career opportunities. As a divorce who lives alone, Larry almost lost his house as he couldn’t find another job right away. Yet as he begins his college life, he soon starts to really enjoy what it offers. While making friends with his classmates who are a lot younger than he is, Larry also finds himself falling for Mercedes (Julia Roberts), an unhappy, blunt professor who lectures for his classes. Having purchased a scooter and been hired at a diner kitchen, Larry begins to live in the moment to discover both love and future.