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This Is My Life (1992)

PG-13 | | Drama | 21 February 1992 (USA)
A stand-up comic (Julie Kavner) neglects her two daughters in the midst of her newfound fame.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dottie Ingels
... Erica Ingels
... Opal Ingels
... Claudia Curtis
... Arnold Moss
Bob Nelson ... Ed
... Mia Jablon
... Lynn
... Martha Ingels
... Angela (as Kathy Ann Najimy)
Danny Zorn ... Jordan Strang
Renée Lippin ... Arlene
... Ruby
... Aunt Harriet
Sidney Armus ... Morris Chesler
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Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two daughters, Erica and Opal, to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her agent, Arnold Moss, makes her famous, but while she travels all over the USA, the girls stay home lonely. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Before the tour, before the talk shows, she was our mom. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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21 February 1992 (USA)  »

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$2,922,094
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Trivia

Dan Aykroyd (Moss) and Carrie Fisher (Claudia) were a couple before she married Paul Simon. See more »

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Erica Ingels: What about the dots?
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Johnny's Theme
Written by Paul Anka and Johnny Carson
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This movie is a funny look at balancing family and career!
11 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

I loved this movie when it first came out, and the 3 or 4 times that I have seen it since then. I really identified with the single mom with two kids trying to balance life and work. I was doing the same thing then! It reminded me that if you can find something funny about a difficult time in your life, you may be more able to get through it. Family is everything to Dottie and her kids, and the still unresolved issues at the end are fine, since life usually just continues and not every problem can be resolved at the same time. I recommend this movie to anyone who is trying to balance family and a career and a love life! It made me cry and laugh at the same time!


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