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When real estate mogul Gavin Ransom (Noah Wyle) announces his plan to cover California's northern coast with scores of mini-mansions, his environmentalist sister, Olive (Ileana Douglas), launches a protest to stop him. But there's trouble ahead when Gavin begins falling for the pretty folk singer (Kate Mara) who's helping Olive's cause. This clever West Coast satire from writer-director Jonathan Parker is a twist on Henry James's The Bostonians.

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  1. Jonathan Parker

    Director, Writer

  2. Henry James


  3. Catherine DiNapoli


Top Billed Cast

  1. Noah Wyle

    Noah Wyle

  2. Illeana Douglas

    Illeana Douglas

  3. Kate Mara

    Kate Mara

    Zoe Tripp

  4. Cloris Leachman

    Cloris Leachman

  5. Joanne Whalley

    Joanne Whalley

  6. Keith Carradine

    Keith Carradine

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

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Release Information

  • October 21, 2005
    PG, Theatrical



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