Moderate coarse language, Moderate violence
|Actors:||Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Helen Hunt, Paul Newman, Robin Wright Penn, Aidan Quinn, Joanne Woodward, Dennis Farina, William Fichtner, Estelle Parsons, Theresa Russell, Kate Burton, Jeffrey DeMunn, Trevor Morgan, Danielle Panabaker|
Adapted by author Richard Russo from his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Empire Falls is a portrait of the gritty drama and human comedy that make up everyday life in blue collar America.
On a daily basis, goodhearted restaurant manager Miles Roby tries to keep his Empire Grill going, even as the wealthy and powerful Mrs. Whiting makes life difficult for him. On top of dealing with Mrs. Whiting, Miles has to keep tabs on his old man, Max, who is always getting into trouble. But Miles has something much bigger than restaurant receipts and a cantankerous father on his mind…he can’t shake the ghosts from a tragic past that keep his fate inevitably connected to Empire Falls.