SAM AND KATE spans two generations of acting legacies. It is an emotional ride for a rom-com. Dark topics punctuate the core of a budding romance, but these subjects center this film in truth and authenticity.
Four broken souls come together and find a release from life’s bitter hold. The group deals with grief, anger, shame, and self-doubt amid humorous moments along love’s journey. Acceptance is the key to moving on, but how they maneuver and manipulate is at the heart of SAM AND KATE.
DUSTIN HOFFMAN and his talented son, Jake Hoffman, along with Sissy Spacek and her amazing daughter, Schuyler Fisk, are the core of this story. The four of them are an emotional force of nature. Have a Kleenex box nearby, yet it is a simple tale. No pretentiousness. It just felt like real people you might meet anywhere. They are the strength and soul of SAM AND KATE because underneath all the hidden, tucked-away secrets is the feeling of family and love.
SAM AND KATE gave me hope about the slow process of healing deep wounds. It is not a happily ever after movie. It just is.
SAM AND KATE is available to stream on Peacock.