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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:
We are all dysfunctional 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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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for a scene of marijuana use and limited vulgar language
Runtime:
98 min
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Trivia:
Stephen Dorff was originally cast as Alfred Singer.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:It's pretty tense around here huh?
Alfred Singer:She's in crisis mode.
Izzy Singer:Loud music?
Alfred Singer:Mussorgsky.
Izzy Singer:Uh-oh.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008)See more »

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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
We are all dysfunctional, 27 July 2002

If you like movies about realistic families you should like this film. Nothing really deep. Family joins together during the stress of the potential loss of one of its members. The way they act and treat one another is so true.

It's worth the rental cost to watch Susan and the boys clean the garage.

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