• Publication date: May 4, 2018

The Cake Eaters

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Two families are brought together by the return of one family's son -- a reunion that conjures up old ghosts and issues that must be addressed.

  • Publication date: May 4, 2018

The Cake Eaters

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2007

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May 4, 2018 16:30 (KSA) ~ May 4, 2018 15:30 (CLT)

(mbc.net) Living in rural America, the Kimbrough family is a normally odd bunch; Easy, the patriarch and local butcher, is grieving over the recent loss of his wife, Ceci, while hiding a secret ongoing affair for years.

Beagle, his youngest son who was left to care for his ailing mother, works in the local high school cafeteria by day but has a burning passion inside that manifests itself through painting street signs.

Eldest son, Guy, has been away for years pursuing his dream of stardom in the big city until he learns of his mother's passing and that he's missed the funeral.

Upon Guy's return home, relationships between to unravel.

Rating:R for some language and sexual material involving a teen


  • Bruce Dern
  • Kristen Stewart
  • Jesse L. Martin
  • Melissa Chessington Leo
  • Elizabeth Ashley
  • Miriam Shor
  • Aaron Stanford

Directed by:Mary Stuart Masterson