Barbarian Invasions, The

Rating = B+

A 50-year old Canadian college professor and leftist intellectual is dying of cancer. His estranged son, a successful financier, comes to see his father in the hospital and uses his financial and deal-making means to make his father's final days more comfortable. The son also notifies his father's friends of how sick he is, and they come to be with the father in his final days. The father, his son, his daughter-in-law, and the daughter of an old mistress of his all learn something about life as they and the others spend the final days supporting him.