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A Family Affair

Release Date: January 1st, 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).

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Genres: Comedy

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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