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Sundae Session: Why Him?

Sunday 29 January (MA15+)
Gates open 5:30pm
Film starts at sunset2017-01-29T20:00+10:002017-01-29T22:00+10:00

This Sundae Session we bring you the hilarious comedy from the writer of Zoolander and Meet the Parents!


Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad), an overprotective but loving dad, and his family visit his daughter at Stanford. There he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco, The Interview, This is the End). The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry-and Ned's panic level-escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question.


Co-starring four-time Golden Globe nominee Megan Mullally (Will & Grace), up-and-comer Zoey Deutch (Everybody Wants Some!!, Dirty Grandpa) and Adam Devine (Modern Family, Workaholics), be sure to come on down early for this one as the best spots on the lawn will be in high demand – especially as it’s a Sundae Session which of course means live music and free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for all!

  • Director: John Hamburg
  • Cast: Zoey Deutch, James Franco, Bryan Cranston
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Rating: MA15+ (Not suitable for people under 15. Under 15s must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian)

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Sunday 29 January
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Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinemas Patrick White Lawns, Canberra Canberra ACT


Adult: $22*

Concession: $18*

Star Lounge: $40*

*Booking fees apply. 



Adult: $27

Concession: $23

Star Lounge: $45

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