"Egg, meet sperm. Sperm, my mother." And so it is that 10-year-old Henry James Herman (Jason Spevack) introduces his mother, Patricia (Toni Collette), to Slavkin (Michael Sheen), the college professor whose sperm-bank donation helped create Henry. With the second-highest IQ score in recorded history, Henry is a certified genius whose "Manifesto on the Nature of Truth"—there's no Santa, no devil, and no God—causes a Catholic-school riot and gets him kicked out for "heresy." Deploying flashbacks to Patricia's quirky, death-filled childhood while staging another scene, unaccountably, in Spanish,... More >>>