Ben Is Back: India release date of Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges drama pushed to 14 December

Ben Is Back was initially scheduled to hit the theatres on 7 December and features the Julia Roberts as a mother fighting to keep her son off drugs when he unexpectedly comes home on Christmas Eve

FP Staff December 05, 2018 16:26:35 IST
Ben Is Back: India release date of Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges drama pushed to 14 December

Julia Roberts-starrer Ben Is Back is set to release in India on 14 December. Ben Is Back was initially scheduled to hit the theatres on 7 December. The Peter Hedges directorial features the Pretty Woman star as a mother fighting to keep her son off drugs when he unexpectedly comes home on Christmas Eve.

Ben Is Back India release date of Julia Roberts Lucas Hedges drama pushed to 14 December

Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges in Ben is Back. Image via Twitter

The film also features Manchester By The Sea star Lucas Hedges, who is playing the charming-but-troubled Ben Burns, who returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve.

It is directed by Peter Hedges, Lucas' father, and the cast also includes Courtney B. Vance and Kathryn Newton.

The official plot-line of the film reads: Nineteen-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve. Ben's mom, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son's drug addiction.

Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love gets put to the test as Holly does everything in her power to keep Ben clean.

The film has received considerably positive reviews following its release in the United States. Ben Is Back currently has an IMDb rating of 6.7 out of 10.

The feature will be released in India by PVR Pictures.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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