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Otherhood (2019)

R | | Comedy | 2 August 2019 (USA)
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A grounded, soulful, celebratory comedy about three mothers and their adult sons. The film explores the stage after motherhood, Otherhood, when you have to redefine your relationship with your children, friends, spouse, and most importantly, yourself.

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Cindy Chupack

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Mark Andrus (screenplay by), Cindy Chupack (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angela Bassett ... Carol Walker
Patricia Arquette ... Gillian Lieberman
Felicity Huffman ... Helen Halston
Jake Hoffman ... Daniel Lieberman
Jake Lacy ... Paul Halston
Sinqua Walls ... Matt Walker
Heidi Gardner ... Erin
Stephen Kunken ... Joel Lieberman
Damian Young ... Frank
Afton Williamson ... Julia
Frank De Julio ... Andre
Becki Newton ... Andrea
Mario Cantone ... Calvin
Emily Tremaine ... Lauren Lieberman
Molly Bernard ... Alison
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Storyline

On Mother's Day, feeling marginalized and forgotten, longtime friends Carol (Angela Bassett), Gillian (Patricia Arquette) and Helen (Felicity Huffman) decide to drive to New York City to reconnect with their adult sons, and in the process, they realize their sons are not the only ones whose lives need to change. A journey to relate becomes a journey of rediscovery that forces these women to redefine their relationships with their children, friends, spouses and most importantly, themselves. Written by Netflix

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Life Beyond Motherhood

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual references and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Otherhood See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Viola Davis, Diane Keaton and Michelle Pfeiffer were originally cast as the leads. See more »

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Quotes

Gillian Lieberman: You didn't call me on Mother's Day.
Daniel Lieberman: I texted you.
Gillian Lieberman: I birthed you.
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These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
Written by Lee Hazlewood
Performed by Lawrence
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From motherhood to otherhood
5 August 2019 | by FrenchEddieFelsonSee all my reviews

A feel good movie about the midlife crisis and the empty nest syndrome. On Mother's Day, three single mothers decide to rendezvous in Manhattan with their three ungrateful sons. Ungrateful? Well, they forgot about Mother's Day ... again!

The atmosphere looks like an unpredictable mix of the endearing side of any Woody Allen movie from the 70s, the irreverent side of Sex and the City (1998) and the cheesy side of Mamma Mia! (2008). It's definitely not a masterpiece but I liked it.


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