Two Weeks

R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
North Carolina matriarch Anita Bergman (Sally Field) enters the final stage of her battle with cancer, and her four adult children, Keith (Ben Chaplin), Barry (Tom Cavanagh), Emily (Julianne Nicholson) and Matthew (Glenn Howerton), gather at her bedside. As the siblings face their mother's imminent demise, home movies provide insight into family relationships.

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Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Two Weeks (2007)

Release Date: March 2nd, 2007|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • The script is not without some perceptive observations about family dynamics, but the problematic tone keeps getting in the way. A little absurdist levity in these instances always helps to prevent things from becoming too maudlin, but in Stockman's hands, the played-for-laughs elements in this tragicomedy feel forced rather than organic, ultimately creating an emotional disconnect with the viewer. show more

  • Sally Field's flawless performance as a mother whose imminent death reunites her four grown children elevates a fairly formulaic melodrama in the made-for-Lifetime mode into something considerably more memorable. show more

  • Casting choices seem oddly random (only Cavanagh and Nicholson have any familial chemistry). And the humor, which is vital to a movie this inherently grim, falls flat. show more

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  • October 24, 2010 lawwont
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    What sadistic throwback decided this movie about a woman dying of ovarian cancer is a COMEDY???? Whoever did that needs to have his head and his heart examined. This is a good movie, and one which those of us who have participated in a similar experience recognize as TRUE.

  • May 22, 2008 fresa48
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    Couldn't wait for this one to end. Preachy and disjointed. Old news for most of us anyway. I don't need to be told how we got into the current mess or how to avoid another one and I hope that the rest of America is at least as perceptive as am I. Maybe this script/story was a good idea in it's planning stages, if that was five years ago or more, but it's old news now.

  • May 22, 2008 oydepossum
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    This is a pretty amazing movie that tells the truth about life and death. I had the pleasure of seeing it with a group from the Gilda Radner club in NYC and heard many comments about how true and real this story is. I highly recomend this movie to anyone!

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