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A young woman escapes her wildly eccentric family in search for a life of normalcy.

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Albert Morris
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Theodore 'Ted' Mirabeau
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Georgia Mirabeau
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Maine Mirabeau
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Aunt Marilyn
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Chuck McBride - Perfect Date Host
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Ernie the Cook
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Debbie
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Young Carolina
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Young Georgia
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Susan the Waitress
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John
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Storyline

Carolina Mirabeau was raised 'free-spirited' with two sisters by eccentric, domineering grandma Millicent in the country. Carolina's city neighbor, talented and witty Jewish author Albert Morris, is her best friend, confident and the wacky family's favorite guest. Yet she begins dating Heath Pierson, an 'all too perfect' upper class brilliant Britton, whom she met in the TV studio where she's fired as dating show candidates-screener. But the past and some truths catch up with all of them. Written by KGF Vissers

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Romance | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content | See all certifications »
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29 April 2004 (Germany)  »

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Carolina Torn Asunder  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Kathy Bates was originally considered for the role of Grandma Mirabeau, later given to Shirley MacLaine. See more »

Goofs

When Shirley MacLaine arrives for Christmas dinner with a turkey, you can see an height-adjustable platform (a piece of plywood with an adjustable knob underneath) with the turkey on it. She has her hands on the platter as if she's carrying it, but the turkey is clearly resting on this platform. See more »

Quotes

Grandma Mirabeau: [Saying grace at a Thanksgiving's Day dinner] Lord, bless my family. Fill their bellies and keep them warm and safe. And, now, Lord, let's get personal. Please find Georgia a man to daddy that young 'un she's carrying. Give Maine those lottery numbers before she loses her virginity on that rocking horse. Lord, let my Teddy settle down and plant some roots. Look over my sister, Marilyn, who, bless her ignorant soul, is back in jail again. Enlighten her about cellular telephones and credit card ...
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Just the Movie I Needed to See
17 June 2005 | by (Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

I had never heard of this movie but rented it because I thought the description sounded interesting. My husband and I loved it so much that we ended up watching it three times before returning the movie. I haven't usually been a fan of Julia Stiles' but I did very much enjoy her acting in this movie and I also thought Shirley McLean and Jennifer Coolidge were great. Whoever was in charge of casting really knew how to do their job well. I have decided to buy the DVD if I can find it. I do have a question that I hope someone might be able to answer. In the movie, there is a little dog with cute black ears that belongs to Shirley McLean's character. Does anyone know what breed this dog is? I would really appreciate knowing what kind of dog this is as we would love to buy one just like it.


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