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The Monday Before Thanksgiving (2008)

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Laura Dern ... Theresa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Evan Brenner Evan Brenner ... Cece's Son
Dolores Cardelucci Dolores Cardelucci ... Dolores
Courteney Cox ... Cece
Brittney Daylee Brittney Daylee ... Teen On Bus
Raea Lee Garver Raea Lee Garver ... Corinne's Daughter
Harlan Gleeson Harlan Gleeson ... Brendan
Rosemary Harris ... Lillian Cotlo
Nina Lopez-Corrado ... No Loser Girl (as Nina Corrado)
William Stone Mahoney William Stone Mahoney ... Dick (as William Mahoney)
Thea Mann Thea Mann ... Corinne
Elizabeth Pernoll Elizabeth Pernoll ... Cece's Daughter
Johnny Sale ... Teen on Bus
Cheryl Spencer Cheryl Spencer ... Hospice Nurse
Peter Wrobell ... Party guest (as Peter Sebastian Wrobel)
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Cox Proves A Very Competent Director
22 May 2010 | by ChrysanthepopSee all my reviews

After an illustrious career in acting, Courteney Cox tries her hand in directing. 'The Monday Before Thanksgiving' is a well executed slice of life. With tight editing, interesting camera angles and some great lines, it is an entertaining watch. The photogenic visuals are appealing. Laura Dern stars in the lead role and she does a wonderful job along with Courteney Cox who delivers a natural performance as Theresa's friend Cece. Rosemary Harris has a very effective presence. There is an overall poetic and whimsical feeling to the film. The story itself is somewhat of a philosophical nature but nothing overly complex. With her debut, Cox proves to be a brilliant writer and a competent director. I would like to see her make more such films.


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14 October 2008 (USA) See more »

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