Peter Bogdanovich, who’s acted in more projects than he’s directed in the last decade, threw his weight behind indie writer-director Will Slocombe’s semi-autobiographical family drama by signing on to play the patriarch of a dysfunctional family gathered for Thanksgiving. Alicia Witt, Cheryl Hines, Sonya Walger, Ashton Holmes, and Ross Partridge also star. Graham Ballou and David Mandel produced the Midway Films and Burn Later Productions pic, with Paul M. Bernon and Sam Slater executive producing. Pasadena premieres today at the Sarasota Film Festival. Here’s an exclusive clip:

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