Al Pacino stars as the titular character A.J. Manglehorn in this drama directed by David Gordon Green. Unable to recover from losing the love of his life, Clara Massey (Natalie Wilemon), 20 years previously, small-town Texas locksmith Manglehorn still writes her daily letters. Living a reclusive life alone with his cat Fanny, Manglehorn takes refuge in his job while only occasionally meeting his grown-up son Jacob (Chris Messina) and granddaughter Kylie (Skylar Gasper), and shunning the advances of friendly bank teller Dawn (Holly Hunter). Will he ever be able to escape his solitary existence and learn to love something other than his cat?