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Release Date: 1988

DVD Release Date: August 13th, 2002

PG-13|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
Hillary (Barbara Hershey) and CC (Bette Midler) meet as children vacationing in Atlantic City, N.J., and remain friends throughout the decades. As CC, a loud New Yorker, pursues a singing career, Hillary, a staid Californian, becomes a successful lawyer. Over the years, they often quarrel or compete, but, as other relationships flourish and die, the two women are always there for each other, traveling from coast to coast through the most tumultuous times.

Cast: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray, Lainie Kazan, James Read, Grace Johnston, Mayim Bialik

Director: Garry Marshall

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures

Keywords: Transformation, Los Angeles, Growing up, Daughter, Rise, New York City, Friendship, 1950s, Heartwarming, 1980s, 1960s, Love, 1970s, Family, Touching, Mother, Melodramatic, Husband


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