Overview

In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When Adele decides to pack up and move the two of them from the Midwest to Beverly Hills, Calif., to pursue her dreams of Hollywood success, Ann grows frustrated with her mother's irresponsible and impulsive ways.

  1. Wayne Wang

    Director

  2. Mona Simpson

    Writer

  3. Alvin Sargent

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Susan Sarandon

    Susan Sarandon

    Adele August

  2. Natalie Portman

    Natalie Portman

    Ann August

  3. Hart Bochner

    Hart Bochner

    Josh Spritzer

  4. Eileen Ryan

    Eileen Ryan

    Lillian

  5. Ray Baker

    Ray Baker

    Ted

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 12, 1999
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget $23,000,000.00

Revenue $18,653,615.00

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