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R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Grown siblings spend an uneasy Thanksgiving weekend at their parents' home in Maine.

Cast: Arija Bareikis , Blythe Danner , Hope Davis , Laurel Holloman , Brian Kerwin , James LeGros , Julianne Moore , Roy Scheider

Director: Bart Freundlich

Genres: Drama

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Release Date: September 19th, 1997|1 hr. 33 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This engrossing blend of humor and heartbreak only hints at the causes, from betrayal to child abuse, of this family's dysfunction. Hang on. Attention is richly rewarded. show more

  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    When all is fretted and done, there's little dramatic payoff in this moody first feature by Bart Freundlich. But cinematographer Stephen Kazmierski's images are appealing, and the mood is on target -- Thanksgiving as hell. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The characters are sharply etched but the plot is made deliberately ambiguous, suggesting that family life is so emotionally intricate that no single story can contain or explain it. show more

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