A Family Affair Poster

Release Date: 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
To escape from her lesbian lover, a cynical New Yorker (Helen Lesnick) moves to Southern California and meets another woman (Erica Shaffer).

Cast: Helen Lesnick, Erica Shaffer, Arlene Golonka, Michele Greene, Michael Moerman

Director: Helen Lesnick

Genres: Comedy

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Lesnick seems to be saying that lesbian characters on screen can also meet cute significant others, spar in a lite Woody Allen fashion, and have a happy, sappy Hollywood ending. But a sitcom is still a sitcom -- gay, Greek or otherwise. show more

  • It's a pleasure to see acceptance portrayed so matter-of-factly. May never happen in our lifetimes, but Lesnick's vision of tolerance is a soothing thought, anyway. show more

  • Until now, it may not have occurred to you that what we needed was a witty lesbian romance. Once you see A Family Affair, you realize what we've been missing. show more

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