Alcoholic Billy reflects on his country-music career that never happened and beats his wife Glory Marie, also a drunk. Grown-up son Hank has moved away, but teenaged Phoebe and sensitive ... See full summary »
Prep school student Daisy and her European-born grandmother Nana share the sad stories of their lives: Daisy tells Nana of her romance with young Ethan and problems in school because she's ... See full summary »
The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam, Michael becomes ... See full summary »
This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into ... See full summary »
In the opening scene in the airport as the camera moves in through the passengers toward Julia Stiles from behind, the camera approaches from behind the left shoulder of a stranger and hits him hard enough that his head first snaps hard to the right, then bounces back to the left into the frame again just before he moves out of the camera's view. See more »
I saw this film at the San Francisco Film Festival (Apr '01). It was part of Stockard Channing receiving a career award from the SF Film Society. She interviewed and the directed answered questions after the film.
The film is just about perfect in it's quest to portray a power relationship between the two women, Stockard Channing and Julia Stiles. They shot this film in only 23 days. The performances of the two actresses are outstanding and the film never hits a false note. Expected to be released in late 2001 with hopeful Oscar buzz. I hope this film is marketed well because it's a good one.
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