Dean and his father, Robert, are having a bit of a crisis. Dean’s mother/Robert’s wife has died and neither of them quiet knows how to deal with their grief.
For Dean, an answer might be a job in Los Angeles; for Robert, it might be selling their home in New York City. In each case, they’ve lost their normal and have to try to find a new one.
Dean is written and directed by Demetri Martin, who plays Dean. Also starring are: Kevin Kline, Gillian Jacobs, Mary Steenburgen, Reid Scott, Rory Scovel, Christine Woods, Ginger Gonzaga, Peter Scolari and Briga Heelan.
Mathias ‘Call me Jim’ Gold is broke, thrice-divorced and hoping that he can sell the Parisian apartment his father left him to get out of the hole. Mathilde Girard is the old lady who lives in the apartment with her daughter, Chloe. Thanks to a complicated French law, called a viager, Mathias must pay Mme. Girard a monthly fee until she dies – then, and only then, will he be able to sell the apartment complication-free.