• Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Release Date: June 7th, 2002

DVD Release Date: November 5th, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

A classic Southern tale of hilarious sadness set in a sleepy Louisiana parish. A group of lifelong friends stage a rather unorthodox intervention to help a young playwright unravel the truth about her complicated, eccentric mother, find forgiveness and acceptance, and let go of her painful past.

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Fionnula Flanagan, James Garner, Cherry Jones, Ashley Judd, Shirley Knight, Angus Macfadyen

Director: Callie Khouri

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Gaylord Films, Sisterhood Productions, All Girl Productions

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Friendship , Mother , Touching , Small town , Daughter , Love , Sacrifice , Emotional , Husband , Transformation , Friend , 1930s , Heartwarming , New York City , Amusing , Marriage , 2000s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The movie finally comes together into something that is genuinely -- and almost quietly -- stirring.

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Less successful in exploring the long-term effects of mental breakdown than in dispensing short-term comic pick-me-ups, Ya-Ya wrings abundant laughter and tears. show more

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Ya-Ya Sisterhood is so divine. It offers a world where friendship is forever, the half-empty glass is refilled and the men are perfect.

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