Back in mid-'80s Palo Alto, California, fifth-grader Chris (Everett Meckler) endured a fateful camping trip with his estranged dad (James Franco), while classmate Joe (Alec Mansky) turned to shoplifting to work through a recent loss, and Joe's best friend Ted (Calum John) tried bullying him to snap him out of it. All three boys found their fates intertwining in a fateful encounter with a mountain lion, in this understated effort adapted from Franco's prose. Henry Hopper, Steven Wiig also star. 82 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; featurettes.