An executive yuppie's life is turned upside down when she becomes the involuntary guardian of a baby girl. This film is for 'cute' fans!
British writer-director Brian Skeet s screen adaptation of Peter Cameron s novel features Gena Rowlands and Brooke Shields leading a stellar ensemble cast. Marian (Deborah Kara Unger) and John Kerr (Jared Harris) are expecting an old friend, Lyle (David Conrad) for a weekend visit to their beautiful upstate New York home. Emotions run high since it is the one-year anniversary of the death of John s brother, the handsome and charismatic Tony (D.B. Sweeney), who had also been Lyle s lover. Marian, who is still inconsolable after losing Tony to AIDS, is upset when Lyle brings his new boyfriend, a young artist, Robert (James Duval). Meanwhile, the situation is just as tense at the Kerr s neighbors house, where oft-widowed, free spirit Laura Ponti (Gena Rowlands) gets a surprise visit from her resentful, angry daughter, Nina (Brooke Shields), and her married lover, Thierry (Gary Dourdan). Matters worsen when the battling mother-daughter duo joins the Kerr household for a dinner party, where the pain-riddled diners engage in a messy emotional showdown.
It's Thursday night and Pato, defeated man, disillusioned and alone, receives a surprise phone call from his old friend Frances, who has just anxious to surprise your boyfriend with another woman. Pato welcomed and encouraged to Francisca, who gratefully invites him to spend the weekend in his beach house in the town of Los Vilos, and so in a calm and a beautiful backdrop, catch up with friendship and face deep and hidden feelings. I have not referred Duck and Francisca is that, on the highway to the coast, a girl named Sophia to join them on the trip. Thus, between walks on the beach and partying at night, causing more confusion and conflicts between characters.
J.C. Wiatt (Diane Keaton), a six-figure workaholic management consultant who is also known to her colleagues as the "Tiger Lady,"learns that she has "inherited" an apple-cheeked, 14-month-old girl! No way, José, is J.C. going to keep this career-inhibiting menace--it's off to the adoption agency. If you are expecting that she will become fond of the kid and change her mind as well as her attitudes about love, romance and life, you are right on course. Naturally, still being somewhat who she is, J.C. will find a way to turn her new beloved asset into some quite nice $$$...when she moves from New York City to Vermont. Kate Jackson appeared as J.C. in the television spin-off of this very funny "Capraesque" comedy.
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