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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.

  1. Nora Ephron

    Director, Writer

  2. Delia Ephron


Top Billed Cast

  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. Dan Aykroyd

    Dan Aykroyd

    Arnold Moss

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This Is My Life


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  • February 21, 1992


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

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