No Laughing Matter

  • 1999
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

Hampered by director/co-writer Michael Elias's prosaic scripting and pedestrian direction, this made-for-cable problem drama jerks a few tears, spouts a few truisms, and resolves its behavioral crises much too neatly. There's also a whiff of distaseful exploitation in the casting of Suzanne Somers as a secret alcoholic, since her 1988 autobiography more