Chip Lambert arrives at La Guardia airport, New York, to meet his parents, Alfred and Enid, and take them back to his Manhattan apartment for lunch.
First ever dramatisation of Jonathan Franzen's exuberant novel about the tribulations of a dysfunctional Midwestern family, starring Richard Schiff (The West Wing), Maggie Steed, Colin Stinton and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Dramatised by Marcy Kahan.
Episode 1: The Failure - Chip Lambert arrives at La Guardia airport, New York, to meet his parents, Alfred and Enid, and take them back to his Manhattan apartment for lunch. But Alfred appears to be in a bad way, and Chip has his own troubles - his academic career has ended in disgrace, his girlfriend appears to be dumping him and his semi-autobiographical screenplay is in need of urgent corrections.
Directed by Emma Harding.
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|Enid Lambert||Maggie Steed|
|Alfred Lambert||Colin Stinton|
|Gary Lambert||Richard Laing|
|Chip Lambert||Julian Rhind-Tutt|
|Denise Lambert||Roslyn Hill|
|Julia Vrais||Kelly Burke|
|Eden Procuro||Elaine Claxton|
|Gitanas Misevicius||Sam Dale|
|Melissa Paquette||Bettrys Jones|
|Caroline Lambert||Jane Slavin|
|Caleb Lambert||Adam Thomas Wright|
|Jonah Lambert||Sean McCrystal|