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The Amati Girls (2000)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  9 January 2001 (USA)
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Dolly Amati
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Grace
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Denise
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Christine
Lily Knight ...
Dolores
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Aunt Spendora
Edith Fields ...
Aunt Loretta
Cassie Cole ...
Carla
Marissa Leigh ...
Laura
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Brian
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Uncle Frankie
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Johnny Barlotta
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Kevin
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Cathy
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Father Dedice
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Four sisters who disagree about everything... except what matters most. Family.

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Rated PG for mild language and brief sensuality
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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,902 (USA) (19 January 2001)

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$33,902 (USA) (19 January 2001)
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Didn't want to see the movie end.
26 November 2001 | by (chesapeake, virginia) – See all my reviews

It is a rare occasion when I want to see a movie again. "The Amati Girls" is such a movie. In old time movie theaters I would have stayed put for more showings. Was this story autobiographical for the writer/director? It has the aura of reality.

The all star cast present their characters believably and with tenderness. Who would not want Mercedes Ruehl as an older sister? I have loved her work since "For Roseanna".

With most movies, one suspends belief because we know that it is the work of actors, producers, directors, sound technicians, etc. It was hard to suspend such belief in "The Amati Girls". One feels such a part of this family! How I wanted to come to the defense of Dolores when her family is stifling her emotional life. And wanted to cheer Lee Grant as she levels criticism at Cloris Leachman's hair color. The humor throughout is not belly laugh humor, but instead has a feel-good quality that satisfies far more than pratfalls and such.

The love that is portrayed in this cinema family is to be emulated and cherished.

It is no coincidence that the family name, Amati, translated from the Italian means 'the loved ones'.


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