The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought ... See full summary »
Raymond De Felitta
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
Although Dr. Harlan Williams' (Chris Noth) military service is never specifically addressed in the movie, he is seen wearing the insignia of the 45th Infantry ("Thunderbird") Division on one of his uniforms. This unit fought in both World War II and Korea. See more »
The movie is set in 1953, yet when Anne (Renee) is seen walking through town just before her husband shows up at her apartment in L.A. There is a car parked on the side of the road with a modern (late 90's early 2000's) New Mexico License Plate. See more »
During the movie, we see Robbie doing cross stitch many times. At the end of the movie, we see Ann sitting in a chair, finishing the same cross stitch of their entire adventure, with "THE END." This goes right into the credits, which are done entirely in cross stitch. See more »
or sort of a true story. The movie doesn't tell you in the beginning that it is based on a real person, but at the end of the film we learn one of the characters is a real person whom became an actor. The movie has funny and dramatic parts.
It's about a wife, Anne Deveraux, whom is tired of her cheating husband. So she takes her two teen sons and they go on a road trip. She goes to Boston, Pittsburg, ST. Louis, in search of a new husband. She runs into some old flames, but none of them are really interested in a middle aged woman with two kids. She finally goes to Los Angles, where at the end of the film, one of her kids becomes an actor. He changes his last name to Hamilton and becomes known as George Hamilton.
FINAL VERDICT: OK, worth checking out on cable.
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