Ben Stiller and Patricia Arquette star as New Yorkers, Mel and Nancy Coplin. Nancy’s just given birth to their first child, but Mel refuses to decide on a name for their son until he can discover the identity of his biological parents. An adoption agency employee (Téa Leoni) locates his biological mother's name in a database and Mel decides to meet her personally - taking his wife and son with him across America. Written and directed by David O. Russell (Spanking the Monkey, Three Kings, American Hustle, etc.), Flirting With Disaster is a terrific black comedy of a road movie-cum-docudrama with an absolutely brilliant supporting cast that includes Alan Alda, Lily Tomlin, Josh Brolin, George Seagal, and Mary Tyler Moore.
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Earlier Event: November 6Autumn Sonata (Ingmar Bergman, France/West Germany/Sweden, 1978)
Later Event: November 20The Beat That My Heart Skipped (Jacques Audiard, France, 2005)