A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Based on the true story of the friendship between the famous children’s television host Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel. In the late 90’s cynical journalist Lloyd Vogel is given a piece to write on Mr Rogers, usually digging deep into his interviewees to find the dark or disturbing nature behind their outward personas Lloyd becomes stumped when he realizes Mr Rogers on screen act is not at all an act. Fred is a genuinely loving and caring person which comes as a surprise and annoyance to Lloyd because he is not finding what he expected to. However Fred’s appearances in Lloyd’s life helps him turn his life around and gives him the courage to finally face the father he has held so much hate and anger towards for many years, through America’s most beloved neighbor Lloyd will finally see the good in people.

Director: Marielle Heller

Actors: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper, Susan Kelechi Watson, Enrico Colantoni, Wendy Makkena

Year: 2019

Length: 109 Minutes

Classification: PG13+ Mild themes, Violence & Coarse language


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