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You Can Thank Me Later (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  23 May 1999 (USA)
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This family drama examines a controlling mother through the eyes of her three deflated children, each of whom has sought therapy for the grief she's put them through

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This family drama examines a controlling mother through the eyes of her three deflated children, each of whom has sought therapy for the grief she's put them through

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You Can Thank Me Later... But Watch This Today
25 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

This film combines the realistic and the surreal into a delicious, yet quite believable family drama, with just enough sharp humor to satisfy your funny bone. Ellen Burstyn, always fantastic, is smashing as the mother hen of the brood, with very convincing performances by Amanda Plummer as her confused Bohemian daughter, Mary McDonnell as Burstyn's daughter-in-law, and the wonderful Genevieve Bujold as Joselle, the mysterious nun. The film is set in Montreal and nearly all the scenes take place either in a hospital room as the Cooperberg family awaits results from the patriarch's surgery, or in visits to the family's various therapists. A fabulous psychological comedy and superb performances by all.


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