• Nine Lives (2005)

Nine Lives

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: February 14th, 2006

R |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

The lives of nine women occasionally overlap as they deal with unfaithfulness, loss, romance and parenthood. Cancer patient Camille (Kathy Baker) has a difficult time facing her life-threatening disease, prisoner Sandra (Elpidia Carrillo) desperately looks forward to seeing her child on visiting day, Maggie (Glenn Close) and her daughter have a heart-to-heart conversation in a graveyard and Sonia (Holly Hunter) is enraged when she realizes her boyfriend is seeing another woman.

Cast: Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Elpidia Carrillo, Glenn Close, Stephen Dillane, Dakota Fanning, William Fichtner, LisaGay Hamilton

Director: Rodrigo Garcia

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Mockingbird Pictures

Keywords: Transformation , Love , Melodramatic , Growing up , Hospital , Sacrifice , 2000s , Moving

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    In refusing to pigeonhole its characters, Nine Lives is less like those L.A. road-rage melodramas "Short Cuts" and "Crash" than those all-of-us-are-interconnected dramas "Amores Perros" and "21 Grams." show more

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    A bold film both in its storytelling strategies and its filmmaking logistics. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A movie like this, with the appearance of new characters and situations, focuses us; we watch more intently, because it is important what happens. show more

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