Beginners

It&#39s 2003. Thirty-eight year old graphic artist Oliver Fields has just lost his father Hal Fields to cancer, after Oliver&#39s mother Georgia Fields passed away five years earlier. Oliver is naturally a sullen man due to his growing up relationship with his parents (his mother who had a unique view on life) and watching his parents&#39 cordial but somewhat distant relationship with each other, but is more so now because of his personal family loss. Oliver embarks on a relationship with Anna, a French actress. Oliver is hoping that his re-energized relationship with Hal following Georgia&#39s death and Hal&#39s new outlook on life during that time will show Oliver how to act in a loving relationship. After Georgia&#39s death, Hal came out of the closet and began to live with a joie de vivre that did not exist before, which included an open relationship with a much younger man named Andy. Oliver&#39s relationship with Anna has other obstacles, including Anna&#39s own vagabond lifestyle and Oliver needing to...