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The Sweeter Side of Life (2013)

TV-G | | Comedy | TV Movie 11 July 2013
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A big-city housewife is dumped by her sleazy husband, and she finds herself having to adjust to small town life in her father's bakery.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Desiree Harper
... Paddy Kerrigan
... Benny Christophe
Steve Varnom ... Eddie Rubinski
... Dino Ravettino
... Wade Harper
... Lana
Christine Oram ... Francine
Jerome Holder ... Calvin
... Moe
... Keith Wonikur
... Martin Kemp
... Saul Blinderman
Daisy Ashford ... Nicole Hoffman
... Edgerton
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Pampered Manhattan housewife Desiree Harper has it all. That is until her husband unexpectedly dumps her for his acupuncturist. Faced with an airtight prenup, Desiree reluctantly lands a job making cupcakes at her father's bakery in Flemington, NJ. She soon discovers there's more to life than 5th Avenue and true love can be even sweeter in small town America. Written by Anonymous

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11 July 2013 (France)  »

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Confections of a Discarded Woman  »

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One of the posters on Desiree's childhood bedroom is of John Schneider, which James Best starred with in Dukes of Hazzard. See more »

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When Francine is playing the piano after dinner, her hands on the keyboard do not begin to match the music that is being played. See more »

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PMG I Will
Written by DeYon Dobson, Jeffrey Freeman, Alfred Gipson
Performed by Alpha Red
Courtesy of Perpetual Music Group
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Need more movies of this caliber!
25 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

Good family movies are all too rare; we need more like this! At first, I thought the "ditzy blonde" scenes were a little much, a little corny and overdone. That is, until I watched with grandchildren who thought they were hilarious. Then I realized that those things MAKE the movie family fare... something to appeal to all ages. The acting was perfection, itself; I was very impressed with the personality characterizations. In fact, I admit that I even had to wonder if James Best still "had it". Yes, he certainly does; he was just the right guy for the part. Don't hang up your acting hat yet, Jimmy!

Hats off to the Damians for another great movie!


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