While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices.
Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.
A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
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Mother and daughter, Beth and Grace, find a bedraggled dog on the side of the freeway. Taking it home and rescuing it, the dog helps Grace meet a man. But Beth's husband, Joseph, hates the dog and just might cause even more friction in their marriage. While at their remote cabin for a weekend wedding with family, Joseph loses the dog and Beth isn't going home until they find it. With help from their nephew, Joseph's sister, her new boyfriend, and their psychic gypsy maid, the family search high and low for the missing dog and in the process find that they also need to mend their own relationships. Written by
It features Diane Keaton and a lovable dog-how can it go wrong?
This is a wonderful "feel good" movie that everyone can enjoy. It will
be especially meaningful to anyone who has been part of a family when
the last child is married off and the parents deal with their adult
relationship with each other and other members of their families. It
was directed and produced by Lawrence Kasden ( Big Chill, Grand Canyon
and many more big time hits ) who also wrote the script along with his
wife Meg Kasden . They put together an honest story that showed love,
romance and every day comedy in way that most people should be able to
relate to and immensely enjoy. They assembled a cast of actors who were
able to embody the characters they created in a skillful and very
authentic manner. Beth (Diane Keaton) and Joseph (Kevin Kline) are the
newly "empty nested" parents as their daughter Grace (Elizabeth Moss of "Mad
Men" fame) ,the youngest of their children, finally finds Mr. Right and
gets married. Jospeh is a spine surgeon whom Beth acknowledges may have
always been a little full of himself but is shown to ultimately be a
good guy. Penny is Jospeh's divorced sister (Diane Wiest) who has found
her new love Russell (Richard Jenkins) who is a bumbling guy who wants
to marry Penny and open an English pub in Iowa. Bryan ( Mark Duplass)
is Penny's son who is also a spine doctor and has a touching flirtation
with gypsy like housekeeper (Ayelet Zurer) of the family's vacation
house in the beautiful Colorado mountains ( which was filmed in the
beautiful Utah mountains) . Sam Sheppard is Sheriff Morris who adds
further warmth to the already tender story. What we haven't told you
yet is that the story is tied together by a lovable dog that almost
magically appears and then disappears ! The movie is the story about
the search for the dog which occurs while the characters are finding
themselves and their own bearings. The story is just right at 103
minutes . The acting is perfect-Diane Keaton is at her mature best, the
country type music hits the spot and the film features a a dog! How can
it go wrong?
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