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Estranged from his family, Jonathan receives word that his father, Robert, has chosen to take himself off life support in less than forty-eight hours. What follows is an unexpected journey of love, laughter, and forgiveness.
Anthony (Taylor John Smith) is a standout player on his Manhattan high school's basketball team with seemingly everything going for him: a killer three-point shot, a loving girlfriend (Zazie Beetz), and a chance at a scholarship to Cornell. But Anthony's dreams of playing college ball are jeopardized by his volatile father (Michael Shannon), a hard-drinking writer whose compulsive gambling threatens to derail the lives of both his wife (Carla Gugino) and son. Though it goes against his nature, Anthony must summon the strength to step out from his father's shadow and reclaim his future. Boasting an explosive performance by Michael Shannon, Wolves pulses with the energy of New York City and 'the most compelling basketball scenes since Hoop Dreams' (Indiewire).
Tim Brown is a devoted family man who has worked hard to provide a good life for his wife Shenae and daughter Maya. But all is threatened when Shenae's old boyfriend returns from prison and lures her back into a dangerous lifestyle. Though his wife has abandoned them, Tim refuses to give up hope, fighting against impossible odds to bring his family back together in this powerful drama.