Jerry Lipman (Paul Reiser) is a successful New York City psychiatrist who is diagnosed with leukemia. When he tells his mother, she reveals that he was adopted from a young Catholic girl called Sheila (Dame Julie Walters) in Liverpool, England. Jerry's desperation for a bone marrow transplant leads him to working-class Liverpool to find his mother and see if he has any siblings. Along the way, he finds out more about himself than he knew.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language, sexuality and some drug content
Did You Know?
Course he loves you, you're his mother
No, Esther's his mother
No hold on. Esther... Esther is my mother but, you're me Mum