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Actor Griffin Dunne ventures west in 'The Discoverers'

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Promotional image from "The Discoverers." The Discoverers

The new film "The Discoverers" tells the story of a divorced and down on his luck history professor named Lewis Birch.

Lewis has a real passion for history, but he also has a hard time making ends meet in the world of academia. He embarks on a road trip to a scholarly conference out west in hopes of jump starting career and takes his two teenage kids along for the ride. 

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But their adventure is anything but the typical family vacation.

The role of Lewis Birch is played by Griffin Dunne. The actor has a long resume in TV and film including roles in "Dallas Buyers Club", "American Werewolf in London" and Martin Scorsese's "After Hours."

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