PETUNIA, a new comedy film written and directed by Ash Christian (Fat Girls, Mangus!) and starring Oscar and Emmy award-winner Christine Lahti (Chicago Hope,  Running on Empty), Golden Globe nominee Thora Birch (American Beauty, Ghost World), Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect), Michael Urie (Ugly Betty), and Eddie Kaye Thomas (American Pie), opens in NYC on June 28 at Cinema Village. PETUNIA is described as a film about a dysfunctional family unit on the verge of a nervous breakdown. This is the story of how they pick up the pieces.

PETUNIA follows an off-beat family of New Yorkers as they 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, Adrian and Michael as they unlearn everything their psychoanalyst parents have taught them. While Michael’s cynical wife Vivian discovers she is pregnant, the family is also changing. Charlie’s would be boyfriend George is in a polyamorous relationship with fitness fanatic Robin and Adrian has developed an unrelenting sex addiction. Meddling parents Felicia and Percy must decide whether to reignite the spark in their relationship or start all over again.

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