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Writers (WGA):
Ellyn Bache (novel)
Deena Goldstone (screenplay)
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Release Date:
January 1995 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Life's best journeys take you home
Plot:
A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal pain... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Wayward melodrama, but Sarandon is always worth a look... See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Susan Sarandon ... Margaret "Mag" Singer

Nick Stahl ... Simon Singer

Sam Shepard ... Patrick Singer

Marcia Gay Harden ... Cynthia

Robert Sean Leonard ... Alfred Singer

Sean Astin ... Izzy Singer
Patricia Reeves ... Mrs. Silverman

Joe Lisi ... Dog Owner

Matt Keeslar ... Percival Singer
Marvin Scott ... Newsperson #1

Bill Boggs ... Newsperson #2
Christopher Wynkoop ... Evangelist
Kathryn Kinley ... Newsperson #3
Philip Arthur Ross ... Merle Singer
Steven Robert Ross ... Darren Singer
Cindy Hom ... Newsperson #4

Jesse Lee Soffer ... Percival at 9 and 10 (as Jesse Lee)
Jordan Clarke ... Coach

Jeffrey DeMunn ... Doctor

Philip Bosco ... Mort

Jason London ... Gideon Singer

Rutanya Alda ... Beth O'Neal
Kazuya Takahashi ... TV News Cameraman
Lisa Castleman ... Female TV Reporter #1

Sally Nacker ... Female TV Reporter #2
Ralph Howard ... Male Radio Reporter

David Leary ... Voice of Marine Spokesperson (voice)

Ralph Byers ... Voice of Sinai Reporter (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew T. Gitkin ... Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Allan Ackerman 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Ellyn Bache (novel)

Deena Goldstone (screenplay)

Produced by
Betsy Beers .... executive producer
David Gale .... executive producer
Gale Anne Hurd .... producer
Diana Pokorny .... line producer
Ruth Vitale .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Isham 
 
Cinematography by
Ralf D. Bode 
 
Film Editing by
Rick Shaine 
 
Casting by
Pam Dixon 
 
Production Design by
Dan Bishop 
 
Art Direction by
Jefferson Sage 
 
Set Decoration by
Dianna Freas 
 
Costume Design by
Renee Ehrlich Kalfus 
 
Makeup Department
Ma Kalaadevi Ananda .... makeup department head (as Marilyn Carbone)
Michal Bigger .... makeup artist
Peggy Schierholz .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Deborah Moore .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Betsy Magruder .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Anthony Baldasare .... set dresser
Addison Pettit .... graphic designer
Joan Winters .... graphic designer
Brick Mason .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Zane D. Bruce .... foley artist
Catherine Calleson .... sound editor
Christopher Flick .... foley editor
Gary Gegan .... sound re-recording mixer
Joel Holland .... sound recordist
Matthew Iadarola .... supervising re-recording mixer
David Jobe .... foley mixer
Richard King .... supervising sound editor
Cliff Latimer .... adr supervisor
Jeffrey R. Payne .... foley editor
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist
 
Stunts
Kristopher Medina .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jay Fortune .... gaffer
Raymond Fortune .... electrician
Hernan Otaño .... assistant camera (as Hernan Michael Otaño)
Gerard Sava .... assistant camera
Lorey Sebastian .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Amy Gerber .... casting associate
Meredith Jacobson .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marcia Patten .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Mark Rathaus .... first assistant editor
Mike Stanwick .... color timer
 
Music Department
Thomas A. Carlson .... music editor
Stephen Krause .... scoring mixer
Frank Macchia .... music preparation (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kathleen Corgan .... location assistant
Leon Dudevoir .... production executive
Karen Eisenstadt .... production accountant
George 'Skip' Henfling .... assistant to director
Joseph E. Iberti .... location manager
Sondra Latham .... production coordinator: additional photography and second unit
Jed Mortenson .... assistant to director
Dan Perri .... title designer: main titles
Richard Spector .... location assistant
Kathy Welch .... assistant production accountant
John D. Bair .... stand-in (uncredited)
Ronald C. Briggs Jr. .... inventory services (uncredited)
 

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of marijuana use and limited vulgar language
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98 min
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Trivia:
Izzy Singer was originally to be played by River Phoenix, but Sean Astin got the part after Phoenix's death.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When the first news people chase Susan Sarandon's character to her car the camera's battery falls off. With a nod to continuity it stays off in the following shots of the scene. Factually though this would render the camera useless. The camera wouldn't work and since the viewfinder is electronic it would be dead, or blank. Even in the extremely unlikely event the cameraman didn't notice the weight and balance change of the battery having fallen off the camera's shutting off and being dead would have been noticed by the cameraman.See more »
Quotes:
Izzy Singer:I think the blindness is an allergic reaction to the cat and all the tea you've been drinking... Dad, go with me on this, okay? The first day I got here you were blind. Did you drink any tea that morning?
Patrick Singer:No.
[Izzy takes his tea]
Patrick Singer:What is this? Gimme my tea!... Jesus!
Izzy Singer:I saw Mom throw Lucy out and then minutes later, after you talked to Gideon, you're sight started coming back, remember? And yesterday, the cat was around and at first you were all right but then you drank tea and you looked at the paper and you went blind. Later you went upstairs to take a shower, which probably washed some of the dander off and you could see again. I was right there. Dad think about it - what's the first thing you do in the morning? You drink tea! And you drank a cup of tea last night right before you went to bed, do you remember? You said "I'm allergic to liquor and I should probably stick to tea. Then you spent the night with the cat and here you are!
Patrick Singer:HAVE YOU LOST Your Mind? Huh?
Izzy Singer:Did you even have ONE allergic blind attack when you were sleeping at your office? Your office without the cat?... Huh?
Patrick Singer:I don't know. I don't know, maybe not.
Darren Singer:Wow.
Merle Singer:But if it's so simple, how come the doctors missed it?
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008)See more »

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3 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Wayward melodrama, but Sarandon is always worth a look..., 10 April 2006
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

From Ellyn Bache's novel about the feisty mother of seven boys, most of whom are now grown and out of the house, still worrying after them, concerned over their health and safety, which eventually puts a strain on her sanity. Extremely odd piece is not an attractive vehicle for Susan Sarandon, although she's as interesting as ever. Film takes place over a couple days' time, while Sarandon and her eccentric brood await the news of her soldier-son, but the picture has no particular viewpoint, it's just a melodramatic passel of scenes. Susan is its one distinguishing factor: giving another in her repertoire of aggressive-yet-vulnerable characters, she's reason enough to take a look but you probably won't remember the flick a day or so later. *1/2 from ****

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