Mother Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Mother the Movie

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Yes, you will shake your head in recognition of that parent-child bond. Twice-divorced writer John Henderson (Brooks) decides it's all Mom's fault he has problems with women, so he decides to move back home and figure out what went wrong. Mom Beatrice (Reynolds) is exasperated and married younger brother Jeff (Morrow) winds up jealous of mom's attentions to his sibling. Reynolds' first feature film in 25 years.

Distribution

Paramount Home Video, 5555 Melrose Ave., 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038, Phone: (323)956-5000, URL: http://www.paramount.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 104 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Family Ties, Moms, Divorce, Writers
Screenplay
Albert Brooks, Monica Johnson
Cast
Albert Brooks, Debbie Reynolds, Rob Morrow, Lisa Kudrow, John C. McGinley, Isabel Glasser, Peter White
Cinematography
Lajos Koltai
Director
Albert Brooks
Music
Marc Shaiman
Producer
Scott Rudin, Herb Nanas, Paramount Pictures

Awards

N.Y. Film Critics 1996: Screenplay; Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1996: Screenplay.

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