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Please Give (2010)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  18 June 2010 (Ireland)
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In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.

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Shopper
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Two families, sort of neighbors in Manhattan, cross paths as they navigate marriage, parenthood of a teen, ennui, a first date, and end-of-life care. Rebecca and Mary are sisters; their cranky 91-year-old grandmother's neighbors, Kateand Alex, run an upscale retro-furniture business, and will expand into her flat after she dies. Rebecca is quiet, without a boyfriend until a patient at the clinic where she works introduces her grandson. Mary is acerbic, stung by a recent breakup. Kate looks for meaning in her life, wondering if she should volunteer. Alex, too, is at loose ends. Their daughter, Abby, has zits and teenage moods. What does it mean to be good? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »

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18 June 2010 (Ireland)  »

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Feelin' Guilty  »

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$118,123 (USA) (30 April 2010)

Gross:

$4,033,268 (USA) (15 October 2010)
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Kate is shown reading a book, 'Assassination Vacation', by Sarah Vowell. That author appears in a brief but credited role as a shopper. The actress playing Kate, Catherine Keener, is also a featured voice in the audio book of 'Assassination Vacation'. See more »

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Kate: I'm not spending U$ 200 on a pair of jeans for my teenage daughter when there are '45' homeless people living...
Abby: What does that have to do with anything? They don't want jeans!
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Featured in Maltin on Movies: Hereafter (2010) See more »

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Subtle and Strong
13 May 2010 | by (Santa Monica, CA) – See all my reviews

A strong ensemble piece anchored by Catherine Keener, the movie is a funny and plausible reading of the neuroses of a functional, likable but in-pain group of working middle class New Yorkers.

What's most positive and enjoyable about the film is the desire of its characters to deal with their problems even when they're not aware they're doing it. But a natural striving to consciousness takes hold because they're all just open enough to admit they don't have all the answers. Watching them on a path that ineluctably carries them to self-awareness, and then each other, is one of the great movie pleasures of this year.


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