James White (Christopher Abbott) is a troubled twenty-something trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. He retreats further into a self-destructive, hedonistic lifestyle, but as his mother (Cynthia Nixon) battles a serious illness James is forced to take control of his life. As the pressure on him mounts, James must find new reserves of strength or risk imploding completely. This is a confident and closely observed directorial debut that explores loss and the deep relationship between a mother and son. Shot on location in New York City with an intimate visual style, "James White" follows its lead into deep, affecting places while still maintaining its fragile humanity.
Starring Christopher Abbott, Cynthia Nixon, Scott Mescudi
Director Josh Mond