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The Holdovers

Opens on November 24

Director: Alexander Payne Run Time: 133 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2023

Starring: Brady Hepner, Carrie Preston, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Dominic Sessa, Paul Giamatti

From acclaimed director Alexander Payne, THE HOLDOVERS follows a curmudgeonly instructor (Paul Giamatti) at a New England prep school who is forced to remain on campus during Christmas break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually he forms an unlikely bond with one of them — a damaged, brainy troublemaker (newcomer Dominic Sessa) — and with the school’s head cook, who has just lost a son in Vietnam (Da’Vine Joy Randolph).

Official Selection, Telluride Film Festival

Official Selection, Toronto Film Festival

All the actors shine in this exuberant movie gift from director Alexander Payne that has all the makings of a new holiday classic.

– Peter Travers, ABC News

The Holdovers is the best and most satisfying film I’ve seen all year.

– Leonard Maltin


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