'Night, Mother

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

Deceptively complex, this adaptation of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize winner hews closely to the grim line of the stage play and seldom compromises. It's early evening in a small house in the Midwest. Jessie Cates (Sissy Spacek), a woman in her late 30s, is going about what seems to be a normal routine, as though she is about to take a trip. She cleans the refrigerator,...read more

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01:41 — Downbeat but finely acted film version of Marsha Norman's award-winning story about a suicidal woman and her mother.

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  • Released: 1986
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Deceptively complex, this adaptation of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize winner hews closely to the grim line of the stage play and seldom compromises. It's early evening in a small house in the Midwest. Jessie Cates (Sissy Spacek), a woman in her late 30s, is goin… (more)

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