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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

'Before You Know It': From the Lab to the Big Screen

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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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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:

$140,068

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$140,068
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I Couldn't Say It To Your Face
Written and Performed by Arthur Russell
Courtesy of Audika Records LLC
Under Exclusive License from the Estate of Arthur Russell
By Arrangement with Beggars Group Media
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Great tagline doesn't save this film
9 September 2019 | by dlsaltzbergSee all my reviews

Two sisters learn that their mother, whom they thought dead, is still alive? Juicy, involving, emotional, perhaps comedic and insightful. All of which this film ISN'T. Based on the characterizations we see, people respond in a way the writers want them to, not the way human beings do. Mandy Patinkin has a thankless, embarrassing role. Judith Light is terrific, but she can't save this. Many people walked out of the screening I attended...


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