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The 24 Hour Woman (1999)

R | | Comedy | 29 January 1999 (USA)
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Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.

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Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.

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A story about getting everything you want and what comes next

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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »
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29 January 1999 (USA)  »

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24 Hour Woman  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

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$21,399 (USA) (29 January 1999)

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$109,148 (USA) (12 March 1999)
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Rosie Perez, Marianne Jean Baptiste, it must be great!
13 May 1999 | by (Miami & Sao Paulo, BR) – See all my reviews

The 24 HOUR WOMAN is great. Too bad many people didn't see it. Rent or buy the video. The much maligned Rosie Perez gives a knockout performance in the title role, enhanced by her character's assistant, an unrecognizable Marianne Jean-Baptiste ("Secrets and Lies") with an impeccable American accent, a 24 hour woman herself. Patti Lupone as the wicked boss is at her most ferociously evil. Only Glenn Close may have been able to vilify this character as the superb Patti LuPone does (We see too little of her on the screen, so take advantage of this film to see this terrific actress in a deliciously despicable role). A good script addressing contemporary issues, and creative cinematography in real New York settings further contribute to this film's appeal.


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