The Mother Also Rises! On-Air Review of ‘Flora and Son’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on September 29th, 2023, reviewing “Flora and Son,” written/directed by John Carney (ONCE). In select theaters and streaming on Apple TV+ on September 29th.

Flora (Eve Hewson), a single mother living in Dublin, is having trouble with her estranged son Max (Orén Kilan), a rebellious teenage and petty thief. Encouraged by law enforcement to find Max a hobby, Flora rescues an old guitar from the garbage and, with the help from Jeff (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – who is her online Los Angeles based guitar teacher – Flora discovers that her salvation can come through music.

Flora and Son
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Patrick McDonald of reviewed “Flora and Son” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, September 29th, 2023 …

”Flora and Son” is in select theaters and streaming on Apple TV+ on September 29th. Featuring Eve Hewson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Orén Kiln, Jack Reynor and Kelly Thornton. Written and directed by John Carney. Rated “R” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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