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Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's why Hillary is so happy that she is engaged to successful lawyer Jason King, who she will bring home to meet the family for the first time at their Thanksgiving get-together weekend in a week's time. However, Hillary's life starts to fall apart when simultaneously she loses her part-time newspaper writing job when the newspaper itself folds, and Jason dumps her as he tries to focus on his career which is seemingly more important to him than Hillary. On the advice of her best friend Sophie, Hillary - who feels she can't go home without Jason, especially as her two sisters' lives seem to meet their mother's approval - decides...

  1. Jim Fall

    Director, Teleplay

  2. Charlotte Clark-Gamache

    Writer

  3. Barbara Kymlicka

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bonnie Somerville

    Bonnie Somerville

    Hillary Burns

  2. Shelley Long

    Shelley Long

    Meredith

  3. Jordan Bridges

    Jordan Bridges

    David

  4. Sam McMurray

    Sam McMurray

    Mr. Burns

  5. Haylie Duff

    Haylie Duff

    Trisha Burns

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A Holiday Engagement
A Holiday Engagement

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Status Released

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  • November 28, 2011
    NR
    Theatrical

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    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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