If you’ve ever found yourself on the prowl for the most cringeworthy film premise of all time, look no further. Written and directed by James Morosini, and allegedly inspired by his own relationship with his father, I Love My Dad follows Franklin (Morosini), a teenager struggling with depression and anxiety in the wake of a recent suicide attempt. In an attempt to cope with his fragile mental health, Franklin blocks his absent, narcissistic father Chuck (Patton Oswalt) on social media. Unable to stomach not being able to check in on his son, Chuck panics, and at the misguided advice of his coworker (Lil Rey Howery), decides that the best course of action is to catfish his son, because, well, of course it is. And who better to impersonate than Becca (Claudia Sulewski), a waitress Chuck knows in real life? It’s not like that could possibly backfire in any way.
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