Petunia (2013)





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An off beat family of New Yorkers must come to terms with their own misgivings about life, relationships and the sheer unpredictability of love itself. Petunia weaves together the lives of brothers Charlie (Tobias Segal), Adrian and Michael (Eddie Kaye Thomas) as they unlearn everything their psychoanalyst parents have taught them. While Michael's cynical wife Vivian (Thora Birch) discovers she is pregnant, the family is also changing. Charlie's would be boyfriend George (Michael Urie) is in a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Animation, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Ash Christian, Theresa Bennett
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 3, 2013
Wolfe Releasing - Official Site


as Vivian Petunia

as Charlie Petunia

as Felicia Petunia

as Michael Petunia

as Percy Petunia

as Roberta Bevins

as Robin McDougal

as Bethany Bevins

as Russell

as Business Man #2

as George McDougal

as Dr. Markowitz

as Martha McDougal

as Adrian Petunia

as David McDougal

as Bouncer
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Critic Reviews for Petunia

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

It's possible to make a great movie out of family dysfunction, but this one is too short on insight to rank with the best of the genre.

Full Review… | June 28, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

The movie is never deeper than the average sitcom episode ... which makes Lahti's A-game that much more valuable.

Full Review… | June 27, 2013
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Petunia augurs more titillation than it delivers and only works occasionally.

Full Review… | June 26, 2013
New York Observer
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 22, 2013
Top Critic

Dysfunctional-family farce which, as a comedy, doesn't function at all.

Full Review… | June 28, 2013
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for Petunia

Disappointingly diffuse but it always good to see Christine Lahti in a substantial role.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


I found this mildly entertaining; It got more serious, and I found it mildly better. Brittany Snow is always adorable.

Jeff B

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