Granted, some issues don’t age all that properly in “Parenthood,” together with a comic book set piece involving the fantasy of a campus taking pictures. However 32 years after its launch, Howard’s film holds up with outstanding sturdiness: It’s typically hilariously humorous, due to Martin’s comedian timing and a few alternative line readings by Keanu Reeves, who performs Wiest’s daughter’s boyfriend. Whereas holding an trustworthy mirror to the competitors, insecurity and self-doubt that plague most dad and mom, the film brims with understanding and forgiveness. When Gil realizes that he must spend extra time together with his troubled 9-year-old son, he asks for a lighter load on the workplace — a uncommon depiction of a person looking for work-life steadiness. When his boss doesn’t cooperate, Gil quits, simply earlier than his spouse Karen (Mary Steenburgen) tells him she’s pregnant.
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