Movie review: "Father of My Children"

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Rumor has it this week's Wex at Gateway pick was inspired by film producer Humbert Balsan, who brought us works from the likes of Lars von Trier and James Ivory before committing suicide in 2005. In the sobering French import, the family of a prominent filmmaker struggles to deal as, with debts mounting, he implodes.

"Father of My Children"

Opens Friday at Gateway Film Center

3 stars