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The 24 Hour Woman (1999)

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Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.

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Nancy Savoca
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosie Perez ... Grace Santos
Marianne Jean-Baptiste ... Madeline Labelle
Patti LuPone ... Joan Marshall
Karen Duffy ... Margo Lynn
Diego Serrano ... Eddie Diaz
Wendell Pierce ... Roy Labelle
Melissa Leo ... Dr. Suzanne Pincus
Aida Turturro ... Brenda
Rosanna DeSoto ... Linda
Alicia Renee Washington Alicia Renee Washington ... Patty
Reno ... Crystal
Bianca Hunter Bianca Hunter ... Young Woman
Elizabeth Bracco ... Nurse
Samantha Buck ... Deanne
Dale Carman Dale Carman ... Phil
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Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.

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A story about getting everything you want and what comes next

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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

24 Hour Woman See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,399, 31 January 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$109,148, 14 March 1999
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Rosie Perez, Marianne Jean Baptiste, it must be great!
13 May 1999 | by GMeleJrSee all my reviews

The 24 HOUR WOMAN is great. Too bad many people didn't see it. Rent or buy the video. The much maligned Rosie Perez gives a knockout performance in the title role, enhanced by her character's assistant, an unrecognizable Marianne Jean-Baptiste ("Secrets and Lies") with an impeccable American accent, a 24 hour woman herself. Patti Lupone as the wicked boss is at her most ferociously evil. Only Glenn Close may have been able to vilify this character as the superb Patti LuPone does (We see too little of her on the screen, so take advantage of this film to see this terrific actress in a deliciously despicable role). A good script addressing contemporary issues, and creative cinematography in real New York settings further contribute to this film's appeal.


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