Jason Reitman’s ‘Men, Women & Children’ to Open in October

The drama stars Jennifer Garner, Adam Sandler and Ansel Elgort

Last Updated: August 22, 2014 @ 4:03 PM

Paramount Pictures will release Jason Reitman‘s “Men, Women & Children” in limited release on Wednesday, Oct. 1, the studio announced Friday.

The film will be expanded the following weekend, Oct. 10, and will open wide a week later on Oct. 17.

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The drama follows high school students and their parents, who are all navigating interpersonal relationships in the brave new world of the internet. Adam Sandler, Ansel Elgort, Jennifer Garner, Kaitlyn Dever, Rosemarie DeWitt and others star.

Here’s the synopsis of the film, which is adapted from a book written by Chad Kultgen:

MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives. The film attempts to stare down social issues such as video game culture, anorexia, infidelity, fame hunting, and the proliferation of illicit material on the internet. As each character and each relationship is tested, we are shown the variety of roads people choose – some tragic, some hopeful – as it becomes clear that no one is immune to this enormous social change that has come through our phones, our tablets, and our computers.

“Men, Women & Children” will debut at the Toronto Film Festival.

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