Yes, you read that correctly. This May, you’ll have two ways to watch the new film Fay Grim
as it will open in theatres across the country on May 18th and Magnolia Home Entertainment will release the DVD on Tuesday, May 22, immediately following the theatrical release.
stars as Fay Grim, a single Mom from Woodside, Queens. Fay is afraid her 14 year old son, Ned (Liam Aiken
), will grow up to be like his father, Henry (Thomas Jay Ryan), who has been missing for seven years. Her brother Simon (James Urbaniak) is serving ten years in prison for aiding in Henry's escape from the law. In the quiet of his cell, Simon has had time to think about the tumultuous years of Henry's presence among them--chronicled in Hartley's earlier film Henry Fool
(1998). He has come to suspect that Henry was not the man he appeared to be. His suspicions are validated when the CIA asks Fay to travel to Paris to retrieve Henry's property. Her mission turns into a sprawling con-game, pitching Fay deep into a world of international espionage.
'Fay Grim,' also stars Jeff Goldblum
and Saffron Burrows
. The film hits theaters May 18, and DVD May 22.