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On Christmas Eve, 19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home. Ben's mother, Holly, is wary of her son staying clean, even though she is relieved and welcoming. A mother's love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe, after a turbulent 24 hours in which new truths are revealed.
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Ben Is Back is a 2018 American drama film written and directed by Peter Hedges. Starring Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges and Courtney B. Vance. The plot follows a mother who tries to help her addict son after he returns home from rehab.The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2018, and was theatrically released on December 7, 2018, by LD Entertainment, Roadside Attractions, and Lionsgate. The film received generally favorable reviews from critics, who praised the performances of Hedges and Roberts, but grossed just $12 million against its $13 million budget.
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