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The Cemetery Club (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  3 February 1993 (USA)
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This comedy with much Jewish humor is about the widows Doris, Ester and Lucille, who's husbands died one after another in just a few years. The 3 friends in their 50s react quite ... See full summary »

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Esther Moskowitz
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Doris Silverman
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Lucille Rubin
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Ben Katz
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Selma
Jeff Howell ...
Paul
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Jessica
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John
Alan Manson ...
Abe Silverman
Sam Schwartz ...
Irving Jacobs
Stephen Pearlman ...
Rabbi
Gene Ray ...
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Allan Pinsker ...
Mel
Alice Eisner ...
Rene
Hy Anzell ...
Al
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This comedy with much Jewish humor is about the widows Doris, Ester and Lucille, who's husbands died one after another in just a few years. The 3 friends in their 50s react quite differently on the deaths. But they make it a habit to meet every year at the graves of their husbands and talk about perspectives in their lives. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality and some language | See all certifications »
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3 February 1993 (USA)  »

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Looking for a Live One  »

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The music store used for Moskowitz Music is called Spratt Music, and it is outside of Pittsburgh, in Brentwood, PA. The Moskowitz sign created for the movie is still displayed in the window of the store as of 2000. See more »

Quotes

Esther Moskowitz: I think you've put too much make-up on me.
Lucille Rubin: There is no such thing as too much make-up.
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Features I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

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Quartet No. 15
Written by Joseph Haydn
Arranged and Performed by Bob Holroyd and Martin Litchfield
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Light, but fun
15 May 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

It's enough of an accomplishment to see a movie about late-middle age women in our culture of youth, youth, and more youth. "The Cemetery Club" isn't going to be the most memorable movie you ever see, but it's a nice way to spend a couple of hours. Diane Ladd, one of the more underused and underrated actresses in the business, in particular turns in a nice performance.


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