The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Rated R for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use
From Baby Fat to Stubble: Growing Up in Real Time
Richard Linklater’s tender and profound film, which follows a boy and his family over a dozen years in real time, is a meticulously textured work set to the rhythm of life.