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R| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Stricken with cancer, a writer (Jacqueline Bisset) visits a former boyfriend and hopes to contact her estranged daughter (Martha Plimpton).

Cast: Jacqueline Bisset , Martha Plimpton , Nick Stahl , Amy Madigan , Frankie R. Faison , Carmen Zapata , Peggy Gormley , Seymour Cassel

Director: Christopher Münch

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Antarctic Pictures, Sundance Channel Home Entertainment, Far Corners LLC [us]

The Sleepy Time Gal (2001)

Release Date: May 29th, 2002|1 hr. 48 min.

critic reviews (9)
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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A smooth, elegiac mood piece. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Munch's screenplay is tenderly observant of his characters. He watches them as they float within the seas of their personalities. His scenes are short and often unexpected. The story unfolds in sidelong glances. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Playing a role of almost Bergmanesque intensity -- a tough, lonely woman dying of cancer as she examines her past -- Bisset is both convincing and radiant. show more

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