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Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two children Erica and Opel to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her agent Arnold Moss makes her famous, but while she travels all over USA, her children stay home lonely.

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  1. Nora Ephron

    Director, Writer

  2. Delia Ephron


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  1. Julie Kavner

    Julie Kavner

    Dottie Ingels

  2. Samantha Mathis

    Samantha Mathis

    Erica Ingels

  3. Gaby Hoffmann

    Gaby Hoffmann

    Opal Ingels

  4. Carrie Fisher

    Carrie Fisher

    Claudia Curtis

  5. Kathy Najimy

    Kathy Najimy


  6. Dan Aykroyd

    Dan Aykroyd

    Arnold Moss

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • February 21, 1992
    R, Theatrical



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