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Release Date: February 29th, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 24th, 2008

PG|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
When her husband dies, Arvilla Holden (Jessica Lange) wants to scatter his ashes per his request. However, the daughter from his previous marriage intervenes, demanding that her father's remains be placed in the family crypt in California. Arvilla decides to take a road trip there from her home in Idaho, along with her two very different friends, Margene (Kathy Bates) and Carol (Joan Allen). On the way, they scatter some of her husband's ashes at various places visited during the marriage.

Cast: Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Joan Allen, Tom Skerritt, Jodi Russell, Ivey Lloyd, Christine Baranski, Victor Rasuk

Director: Christopher Rowley

Genres: Drama

Production Co: SenArt Films

Keywords: Family, 2000s, Quest, Engaging, Friendship, Amusing, Best friend, Transformation, Death

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  • No surprises here, though the stars make it surprisingly watchable. show more

  • Put three old friends in a convertible for a cross-country road trip to a loved one's funeral, and what do you get? Very few surprises, in this feel-good fluff that, despite offering nothing novel, could do well with older audiences who rightly feel that too few films are being made with them in mind. show more

  • Bonneville does provide at least one important service: The next time an older actress complains that there are no good projects for women of a certain age, she'll be able to hold this clunker up as Exhibit A. show more

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