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1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
After his wife is committed to a psychiatric facility, a distracted politician (Anthony LaPaglia) hires a crazy hitchhiker (Toni Collette) to take care of his five dysfunctional daughters.

Cast: Toni Collette , Liev Schreiber , Anthony LaPaglia , Rebecca Gibney , Kerry Fox , Caroline Goodall , Deborah Mailman , Lily Sullivan

Director: P.J. Hogan

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Dada Films

Mental (2012)

Release Date: March 29th, 2013|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The cutesy energy is just too much in this Aussie comedy that’s overly bemused by its quirkiness. show more

  • 55
    NPR

    Even though Hogan has some terrific actors to work with — Toni Collette and Liev Schreiber among them — it's never clear what he's trying to say or do with Mental. show more

  • 63
    Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service

    Not every cute movie about the mentally ill is Oscar worthy, but this touching and riotous one from Down Under works well enough. show more

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