• A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)

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Release Date: May 4th, 2012

DVD Release Date: June 12th, 2012

PG-13|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
New Orleans ad executive Marley Corbett (Kate Hudson) is a free-spirited woman who embraces her easy sexuality, shuns commitment, and gains support and strength from a close circle of friends. Then Marley learns she has terminal colon cancer. Despite her determination not to be tied down in a serious relationship, Marley finds herself falling in love with her handsome doctor (Gael García Bernal), even as her health slowly deteriorates.

Cast: Kate Hudson, Gael García Bernal, Kathy Bates, Lucy Punch, Romany Malco, Rosemarie DeWitt, Whoopi Goldberg, Treat Williams

Director: Nicole Kassell

Genres: Comedy drama, Romance

Production Co: Davis Entertainment

Distributors: Millennium Films

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  • As far as director Nicole Kassell and writer Gren Wells are concerned, the C in Big C must stand for cute. The film reaches into the pits of moviegoing hell when it finds Marley on a celestial white couch, ringed in billowing white curtains, communing with God. And God is embodied by Whoopi Goldberg. show more

  • An awkward mixture of melodrama and whimsical romantic comedy that should make the briefest of appearances in theaters before, like its main character, moving on to other planes. It might serve a valuable purpose if it at least prompts viewers to finally schedule those long delayed colonoscopies. show more

  • The tiniest bit of Hudson's wrinkly-crinkly cuteness goes a long way, and in A Little Bit of Heaven, watching her waste away becomes slow torture. She's like an adorbs Camille. show more

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