Nowhere Special


Mary D. Fisher Theatre Fri, May 10 4:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Sat, May 11 4:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Sun, May 12 7:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Mon, May 13 7:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Tue, May 14 4:00 PM
Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Wed, May 15 6:30 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Thu, May 16 4:00 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Narrative Feature
Release Year:2020
Run Time:96 minutes
Production Country:Italy, Romania, United Kingdom
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Uberto Pasolini
Cast:James Norton
Daniel Lamont


A single father dedicates the last few months of his life to finding a new family for his four-year-old son in “Nowhere Special”, starring James Norton.

John — a 35-year-old window cleaner — has dedicated his life to bringing up his 4-year-old son, Michael, after the child’s mother left them soon after giving birth. When John is given only a few months left to live, he attempts to find a new, perfect family for Michael, determined to shield him from the terrible reality of the situation.

Although initially certain of what he is looking for in the perfect family, John gradually abandons his early convictions, overwhelmed by doubts on the decision. How can he judge a family from a brief encounter? And does he know his own child well enough to make this choice for him?

As John struggles to find the right answer to his impossible task, he comes to accept the help of a young social worker, opening himself to solutions he would never have considered. And he finally comes to accept his anger at the injustice of his destiny, the need to share the truth with his son, and to follow the child’s instincts on the biggest decision of their lives.