{{movieDetails.Name}}

{{defaultDate | amCalendar}}
{{movieDetails.RunTime | runtimeNoTBD}}

{{movieDetails.Name}}

{{defaultDate | amCalendar}}

{{movieDetails.RunTime | runtimeNoTBD}}

Ooops looks like something went wrong on our end.

You'll need to enter a valid ZIP code so we can display theaters in your area.

Videos & Photos

Movie Details


The Motel Life

Synopsis

A searing and profound examination of brotherhood set in the timeless Sierra Nevadan frontier. Frank and Jerry Lee Flannigan work odd jobs, drink hard, and drift from motel to motel. Their only escape is through Frank's fantastic stories and Jerry Lee's rich illustrations. Everything changes when Jerry Lee is involved in a hit-and-run accident, which forces the brothers across the state to the home of Frank's old flame, Annie. While the two seem safe from the law, Jerry Lee's insatiability and all-consuming guilt render their future increasingly uncertain. Like an outlaw country song, this directorial debut from real-life brothers Gabe & Alan Polsky finds beauty and hope in a world of casinos, gun shops, dive bars, and in the simple people who inhabit them. The film features animation by Mike Smith.

Release Date

{{getLocalizedReleaseDate(details)}}

MPAA Rating

Runtime

{{movieDetails.RunTime | runtime}}

Genre

{{genre.attributes.Name}}, {{genre.attributes.Name}}

Formats Available

{{movieDetails.AvailableFormats}}

Studio

{{studio.attributes.Name}}

The Cast

Kris Kristofferson
Emile Hirsch
Stephen Dorff
Dakota Fanning
Joshua Leonard

…and the Crew

Director
Gabriel Polsky
Producer
Ann Ruark
Alan Polsky
Executive Producer
Drew Hall

What's New on MovieTickets.com

Exclusive features, interviews, stories and videos!

Welcome to My House
Welcome to My House

Tour Lando Calrissian's Millennium Falcon with star Donald Glover!

Something's Coming
Something's Coming

Watch highlights from the 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' premiere!

Boba Fett Spin-Off?
Boba Fett Spin-Off?

James Mangold may direct a 'Star Wars' movie about the bounty hunter.

The Ultimate Stuntman
The Ultimate Stuntman

'Action Point' star Johnny Knoxville on the time his eyeball popped out...