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The Tender Bar tells the story of J.R. (Tye Sheridan), a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie (Ben Affleck), is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures.

As the boy’s determined mother (Lily Rabe) struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her outrageous if begrudgingly supportive father (Christopher Lloyd) — J.R. begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams — with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.

The Tender Bar

UNITED STATES || Drama || 2021 || 104′

Release Date (U.S.A.)December 17, 2021 (Theaters) ||| January 07, 2022 (Prime Video)
Rating ► [ R ] Language throughout and some sexual content.

Distributor ► Amazon Studios

Directed by
George Clooney

Ben Affleck; Tye Sheridan; Christopher Lloyd; Lily Rabe; Daniel Ranieri; Max Martini; Rhenzy Feliz; Briana Middleton; Max Casella; Sondra James; Michael Braun.

Written by
William Monahan
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning author J.R. Moehringer’s memoir “The Tender Bar”.

Cinematography by
Martin Ruhe

Music by
Dara Taylor

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