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Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it in Hollywood as a singer/actress, has had a wild life filled with many men. Their reunion causes much joy, but also many tensions.Written by
Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>
The film is cast with three leads who have all won Oscars in the Best Actress Academy Award category: Diane Keaton for Annie Hall (1977), Sissy Spacek for Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) and, Jessica Lange for Blue Sky (1994), with the latter's Best Actress Oscar won after this movie, but at the time that this movie was made and released, Lange had previously won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar Academy Award for Tootsie (1982), making this movie's three leads still all Academy Award Winners at the time the film was made and first released. See more »
The damage to the spinal column's not yet been determined. But his breathing's stabilized and his liver's been saved.
Oh, well, that's good news.
None of this is good news, Lenny Magrath! It's all a grueling nightmare and you mark my word those responsible will pay dearly!
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Tedious story of neurotic Southern women, each of whom should be in the loony bin. Great shame, as each of the three principals is a fine actress who's done great work in other films. The movie's only virtue is providing a topic for academic discussions: Is it possible to enjoy a film if you do not like even one of the main characters?
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