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Release Date: November 12th, 1999

DVD Release Date: May 2nd, 2000

PG-13|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August (Susan Sarandon) is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann (Natalie Portman), is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When Adele decides to pack up and move the two of them from the Midwest to Beverly Hills, Calif., to pursue her dreams of Hollywood success, Ann grows frustrated with her mother's irresponsible and impulsive ways.

Cast: Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Eileen Ryan, Ray Baker, John Diehl, Shawn Hatosy, Bonnie Bedelia, Caroline Aaron

Director: Wayne Wang

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Daughter, Emotional, Heartwarming, Moving, Mother, 1990s, Growing up, Love, Husband, Love interest

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture