• In the Land of Women (2007)

In the Land of Women

Release Date: April 20th, 2007

DVD Release Date: October 30th, 2007

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb (Adam Brody) moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother (Olympia Dukakis). Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother (Meg Ryan) and daughters who live across the street.

Cast: Adam Brody, Meg Ryan, Kristen Stewart, Olympia Dukakis, Makenzie Vega, Clark Gregg, Elena Anaya, Ginnifer Goodwin

Director: Jonathan Kasdan

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Anonymous Content, Warner Independent Pictures, Castle Rock Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Independent

Keywords: Family, Relationships, 2000s, Quest, Daughter, Amusing, Moving, Mother, Witty, Love, Transformation, Friendship, Los Angeles, Girlfriend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Luke SaderThe Hollywood Reporter

    Probably needed more originality than is on display. With an age-old cinema theme of a young man's maturation, it also needs to land female ticket-buyers but seems a lot like something women could find at home on the WE channel. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Fresh, funny and perceptive. show more

  • 75
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    If you can get past the lips, Ryan gives a touching performance as a woman determined to battle her cancer while knowing life offers no guarantees except death -- an understanding no doubt sharpened by Kasdan's own experience battling Hodgkin's disease as a teenager. show more

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