'Moonlight Mile' The film Moonlight Mile, starring Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon, and Jake Gyllenhall, has a story that springs from a defining moment in writer-director Brad Silberling's life -- the death of his fianci. But NPR's Bob Mondello says the filmmaker has found warmth and unexpected humor in the story of people dealing with grief.
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The film Moonlight Mile, starring Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon, and Jake Gyllenhall, has a story that springs from a defining moment in writer-director Brad Silberling's life — the death of his fianci. But NPR's Bob Mondello says the filmmaker has found warmth and unexpected humor in the story of people dealing with grief.