After receiving life-altering news, a couple finds unexpected support from their best friend, who puts his own life OUR FRIEND tells the true, inspiring, heartbreaking and beguiling story of the Teague family—journalist Matt (Casey Affleck), his vibrant wife Nicole (Dakota Johnson) and their two young daughters—when their lives are upended by Nicole’s diagnosis of terminal cancer. As Matt’s responsibilities as caretaker and parent become increasingly exhausting and overwhelming, the couple’s best friend Dane Faucheux (Jason Segel) offers to come and help.
Janet hosts a party to celebrate her new promotion, but once the guests arrive it becomes clear that not everything is going to go down as smoothly as the red wine.
WALTER BLACK (Mel Gibson) is suffering from extreme depression. As he spends most of his days sleeping or trying different methods of self-therapy, his wife MEREDITH (Jodie Foster) hides behind work and helplessly watches him fall apart; his youngest son HENRY (8) becomes a hermit; his oldest son PORTER (Anton Yelchin) writes his classmates’ essays for cash and secretly keeps a list of the similarities between him and his father to avoid a similar future; and Walter’s toy company heads toward bankruptcy.