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Ben is Back

USA, English, 98 mins

  • Director: Peter Hedges
  • Writer: Peter Hedges
  • Producer: Peter Hedges; Nina Jacobson; Teddy Schwarzman; Brad Simpson

CGiii Comment

19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.


Cast & Characters

Julia Roberts as Holly Burns;
Courtney B. Vance as Mr. Beeby;
Kathryn Newton as Ivy Burns;
Lucas Hedges as Ben Burns;
Alexandra Park as Cara K.;
Teddy Canez as Officer Thomas;
Emily Cass McDonnell as Bobette Parker;
David Zaldivar as Spencer 'Spider' Webbs;
Jakari Fraser as Liam Burns-Beeby;
Mia Fowler as Lacey Beeby;
Marquise Vilson as Leon B.;
Melissa van der Schyff as Robin Striem

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