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Gloria Goodman
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Al Goodman
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Bert Kramer
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Flo
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Stewie Goodman
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Sherry Goodman
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Sylvia
Myra Fried ...
Harriet
Fab Filippo ...
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This movie is about life in the projects circa 1958: Driven to the brink by her overworked and unsensitive husband and horrendously selfish children, Brooklyn-based housewife Gloria Goodman (Kirstie Alley) seeks a meaning to life. Suddenly, she meets Bert Kramer (Gil Bellows), a hipper-than-thou young writer, who shows her a new view on life... and also the possibility of a passionate romance... Will she be seduced or will she find her own path in life? Or maybe both? Written by Miguel Cane <stepford@yahoo.com>

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Quite realistic
11 January 2006 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This is exactly the way I remember life in public housing in Brooklyn in the 50s. ALL of the fathers I knew worked, including mine; it was frowned upon for women to work, though several I knew did, in retail, just as in this movie. The language, the accents, the interactions...all startlingly true to my memories of this time and place. Public housing was NEVER meant to be permanent, but was designed to be transitional, with rents low enough so people could save enough to buy their own homes, as so many did, just about the time this story takes place, and just as they do in the movie.

The acting is good, and the writing too. The Toronto locations, however, are just a bit off, not QUITE looking like New York.


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