On Thanksgiving, the Blake family reunites in the run-down Manhattan apartment in Chinatown of Brigid Blake and her boyfriend Richard. Brigid’s parents, Erik Blake and Deirdre Blake, arrive from their home in Scranton, Pa., For dinner with Brigid, Richard and Aimee, their other adult daughter. Brigid is a musician and Aimee is a lawyer living in Philadelphia. Aimee recently broke up with his girlfriend and developed intestinal illness. Erik’s mother, Fiona “Momo”, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, is also present. Parents are unhappy that their daughters have left home and abandoned their religion. Family members face “aging, disease and a changing economy”.
Sunday, September 19, 2021