'Uncle Frank' trailer: Paul Bettany and Sophia Lillis Star in an LGBTQ Dramedy From 'American Beauty' Writer Alan Ball. But in the years since he put on red face make-up and a yellow cape, Bettany has not really gotten a chance to showcase his long-dormant leading man talents. But Bettany finally gets a leading-man vehicle he deserves in Uncle Frank, an LGBTQ dramedy from American Beauty writer Alan Ball.
A family tragedy brings them both home, with Frank reluctantly returning to the hometown he sought to flee. Uncle Frank made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, where it was met with positive reviews and picked up for distribution by Amazon Studios. The film already has built up some interest, coming from writer-director Alan Ball, who won an Oscar for his American….