• Motherhood (2009)


Release Date: October 23rd, 2009

DVD Release Date: February 23rd, 2010

PG-13 |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Frantically managing two kids, an absent-minded husband and her ambitions to become a writer, Eliza Welsh wonders if she's sacrificed too much for her family. With her daughter's sixth birthday approaching, arranging the party brings a whole new set of challenges, as everything conspires to turn her arrangements on their head.

Cast: Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards, Minnie Driver, Daisy Tahan, Javier Picayo, David Shallipp, Matthew Shallipp, Alice Drummond

Director: Katherine Dieckmann

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Killer Films, John Wells Productions

Keywords: Family, Amusing, Transformation, Daughter

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Neither earth-shaking nor profound, but it has considerable charm, thanks to an appealing cast and some sharply witty observations about the pressures of child-rearing in Manhattan. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    The movie's narrative tension hinges on, well, nothing. show more

  • 40
    Ella TaylorNPR

    Motherhood doesn't really need a recession to call attention to its flaws. The movie's a perfect dud on its own terms. show more

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