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R| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
A finely observed comedy, "Lovely & Amazing" is an intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses. Each of the women seeks redemption in her own haphazard way, but whatever salvation they find is illusory and short-lived.

Cast: Catherine Keener , Brenda Blethyn , Emily Mortimer , Raven Goodwin , Aunjanue Ellis , Clark Gregg , Jake Gyllenhaal , James LeGros

Director: Nicole Holofcener

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Lovely and Amazing (2001)

Release Date: June 28th, 2002|1 hr. 29 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    In this painfully funny and touching look at the vanities and insecurities that a mother (Brenda Blethyn) can pass on to her daughters in the name of love, writer-director Nicole Holofcener ("Walking and Talking") does a chick flick right. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The result is a gutsy little picture and a nice slice of life. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Lovely & Amazing goes to the heart -- and face, and skin -- of a subject that's sure to ring true with women, and may even educate men. show more

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