Punky Brewster is a show about a girl named Penelope "Punky" Brewster. She is abandoned with her dog, Brandon, in a supermarket by her mother. She doesn't want to stay in an orphanage, and ... See full summary »
Soleil Moon Frye,
This family has issues! When mean and surly Bud Slocumb keels over at breakfast, his family gathers for the wake and funeral: long-suffering widow Raynelle, unemployed son Junior who's cheating on his wife Charisse, son Ray Bud who holds a job and has a loving wife, Lucille, but struggles with alcoholism and with their difficulty having children. There's younger daughter Delightful, who constantly eats; religious Aunt Marguerite and her wayward son Royce; and, there's Juanita, their wealthy cousin's wife. They all descend on the town of Lula, struggle to say something nice about Bud, and face the challenge of sorting out their relationships with the living.Written by
Writers David Dean Bottrell and Jessie Jones previously collaborated on the 1992 stage play Dearly Departed, which this film is a direct adaptation of. See more »
When Jumior goes to get Charice a Pepsi he goes to the Lula Liquor store but he sees the Sorry we're closed sign, so he leaves. Later Raybud is seen in front of the same Lula Liquor store and it's open for business and the door is open. See more »
I rented this movie just because my family kept telling me I had to see it. They kept telling me how funny it was. Well, as soon as Whoopi's character started speaking, I automatically recognized the dialogue from a play called "Dearly Departed" in which I played Jada's character "Charrise". In the play, Junior's wife was named "Suzanne". I was so excited that my favorite comedic play had become a movie. I love this movie.
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