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Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)

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An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation.

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An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation. What was meant to be a weekend getaway quickly turns into a summer adventure of romance, music, family secrets and self-discovery. Written by BCDF Pictures

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Life is a journey. Family is a trip.

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Rated R for drug content and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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16 August 2012 (Israel)  »

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$105,960 (USA) (8 June 2012)

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$539,896 (USA) (6 July 2012)
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Even though it was released after two other films she is in, this is Elizabeth Olsen's first feature film acting job. See more »

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In the film, the town of Woodstock, New York is portrayed as the geographical setting for the music festival bearing its name. In fact, the festival, while originally intended to be held in Woodstock, was ultimately held in Bethel, New York - over 50 miles from the town of Woodstock. See more »

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Diane: Did you know I had to get three more bottles of wine today on account of Richard's new wife's aversion to California chardonnay?
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References This Is Spinal Tap (1984) See more »

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Scarlet Begonias
Written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter
Published by Ice Nine Publishing Company Inc.
Performed by Grateful Dead
Courtesy of Grateful Dead Productions/Rhino Entertainment Company
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Loved it - Chick Flick
23 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have watched it twice in the last 24 hours with sister. We both loved it and feel it is the next Steel Magnolias. Hubby even tolerated it and we heard him chuckle a few times. I should have been at Woodstock instead of Joplin MO and born way too late! Jane Fonda's role was the mother i wished I had. A pot-dealing hippie type that was so believable. Her uptight daughter, NYC attorney played by Catherine Keener was great as well. The children's roles were sweet and had just enough sibling rivalry that it was real if not a bit too sweet. The guys in the film were all hot and made you want to take them home for yourself, even though both are too young for me! giggle giggle!


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