The Thing About My Folks

Release September 16, 2005 (Limited)
Cast Paul Reiser, Peter Falk, Olympia Dukakis, Elizabeth Perkins, Mackenzie Connolly, Lydia Jordan
Director Raymond de Felitta
Writer Paul Reiser
Genres Comedy
Studio Picturehouse / Odeon Films
Length 94 mins.


The Thing About My Folks is a semi-autographical film that Reiser wrote specifically for Falk, his all-time favorite actor. A sudden family crisis throws a befuddled writer and his "loose cannon" dad together for an unexpected road trip. Family secrets are uncovered and in a few surprising days, the two men learn more about each other – and have more fun – than either imagined possible.

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