Hope Davis and Dermot Mulroney star in the offbeat comedy exploring the frailties of the modern American family.

Vivi Friedman directed from a screenplay by Mark Lisson and Allan Jones, J Todd Harris, Lisson and Kathy Weiss produced, with Robert E Griffin Jr and Marc Toberoff serving as executive producers.

Max Thieriot, Brittany Robertson and Chi McBride round out the key cast.

eOne’s vp of worldwide acquisitions Sejin Park brokered the deal with Jones and Harris and the distributor has set an Aug 26 platform release in New York and Los Angeles.

“It is truly a pleasure to be releasing an independent feature like The Family Tree,” eOne US president Michael E Rosenberg said. “With its smart script and incredible ensemble cast, we are confident that audiences will embrace the film and respond to its unique wit and charm.”