From Zach Braff, the creator of Garden State, comes this touching and funny story about being a parent, spouse and child – all at once. Aidan Bloom (Braff), a husband and father of two, is set on pursuing his dream as an actor when his father (Mandy Patinkin) reveals he’s battling a serious illness. As the announcement disrupts Aidan’s day-to-day existence, his decision to homeschool his children will lead him on an unexpected journey of discovery about fulfillment and family. Co-starring Academy Award® nominee Kate Hudson, Josh Gad and Donald Faison, critics call Wish I Was Here, “Excellent! Wonderful!” (Scott Mantz, Access Hollywood)
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: There's no denying Wish I Was Here is heartfelt, but it covers narrative ground that's already been well trod -- particularly by director Zach Braff's previous features.
Messy but moving dramedy has mature themes.