Aug 26, 2016 · Storyline. Aspiring NYC artist John Hollar returns to his middle America hometown on the eve of his mother's brain surgery. Joined by his girlfriend, eight months pregnant with their first child, John is forced to navigate the crazy world he left behind as his dysfunctional family, high school pals, and over-eager ex flood back into his life ahead of his mother's operation.
- John Krasinski
- 2 min
Aug 26, 2016 · Quirky and offbeat, The Hollars is a lighthearted and entertaining indie comedy about family. When his mother is hospitalized, John Hollar returns to his small hometown and reconnects with his...
- Comedy, Drama, Kids & Family
A struggling NYC artist, John Hollar (John Krasinski), is forced to return to the small, middle-American town he left behind after learning about his mother’s illness.
- Sony Pictures
The Hollars is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed by John Krasinski and written by James C. Strouse. The film stars an ensemble cast led by Krasinski, starring Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick and Margo Martindale. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2016.
THE HOLLARS is a film that has long been a part of my life, and as my role in making it evolved from actor to director, so too did my connection to this story. I fell in love with Jim Strouse's script and the honesty with which he looked at this family at this particular moment in time.
Jan 08, 2017 · An unsuccessful illustrator named John returns to his tiny Middle American hometown when his mother falls ill, only to immediately get swept up in the proble...
- 74 min
- ter Kat
Aug 26, 2016 · "The Hollars" is just good enough to make you wish that it were better. John Krasinski , longtime costar of "The Office," directed this modestly budgeted family drama; the writer is James C. Strouse (" Lonesome Jim ," "The Winning Season"), who specializes in small-scaled, domestically focused stories of a sort that exhibitors don't seem too interested in showing anymore.
The Hollars (2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Dec 06, 2016 · The movie and the characters are so real and quirky. It is not overtly funny, but it is funny because of the reality of the life experiences and reactions of people. I believe John Krasinski has caught and exemplified the foundational movie-making principle of creating from a base of love and he does this here and he does it well.
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