When a terrible tragedy strikes a family in a Kansas suburb, days before Christmas, patriarch David (writer/director Blake Robbins) must come to terms with his devastating grief, while trying to maintain a grasp on his home life. Like any person in his situation, David does whatever he can to hold on. But he is also forced to make decisions that will test the limits of his mortality. With powerful performances by Robbins and Laura Kirk (as David’s wife Kelly), The Sublime and Beautiful is a searing look inside the life of a man who at one point had it all, but is now forced to reprioritize with everything being taken away. How far will David go in his search for closure, and how close is he to his breaking point? The Sublime and Beautiful provides artistic integrity and riveting storytelling, all the while reminding the viewer to remember what’s really important in life. –Cleveland International Film Festival


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Thursday, June 5, 4:30 PM, Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA
Friday, June 6, 6:45 PM, DIA Lecture Hall
Saturday, June 7, 5:00 PM, UM Modern Languages Building Auditorium 2 
Sunday, June 8, 2:15 PM, UM Modern Languages Building Auditorium 4


93 min
Not rated
Year: 2014
Country: US
Language: English
Festivals: Cleveland
Director: Blake Robbins
Screenwriters: Blake Robbins
Cast: Blake Robbins, Laura Kirk, Matthew Del Negro