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Before You Know It (2019)

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A pair of sisters find out that the mother they thought was dead is alive and starring on a soap opera.

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Hannah Pearl Utt

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hannah Pearl Utt ... Rachel Gurner
Ayden Mayeri ... Celia
Oona Yaffe ... Dodge Gurner
Jen Tullock ... Jackie Gurner
Mandy Patinkin ... Mel Gurner
Ruibo Qian ... Pregnant Lady
Alec Baldwin ... Peter
Stephanie Berry Stephanie Berry ... Siri
Mason Alexander Park ... Montgomery Theater Fellow #1
Jorja Brown Jorja Brown ... Montgomery Theater Fellow #2
Ben Becher ... Lawyer
Mike Colter ... Charles
Preston Christopher Lawrence ... Male Security Guard
Linda Arroz ... Rhonda
Mary Bolt ... Megan (2nd AD)
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A pair of sisters find out that the mother they thought was dead is alive and starring on a soap opera.

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Family and other embarrassments

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Before You Know It See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,086, 1 September 2019

Gross USA:

$147,960

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$147,960
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Devil Caught Me Nappin
Written by Andrea Litkel and Ervin Litkei
Courtesy of APM Music
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Impressive Quiet Debut Film
3 November 2019 | by zooey-sophiaSee all my reviews

The directorial debut of Hannah Pearl Utt is sincere and enjoyable. While there are some issues with pacing and consistency in mood, I found each story in the film to be interesting and important. The subtle and thoughtful acting and storytelling won't be for everyone but this is a quiet and thoughtful film that deserves consideration. I look forward to future films from the young director!


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