Release Date: March 2, 2007 (limited) Studio: MGM Director: Steve Stockman Screenwriter: Steve Stockman Starring: Sally Field, Ben Chaplin, Julianne Nicholson, Thomas Cavanagh, Glenn Howerton, Clea DuVall, James Murtaugh, Michael Hyatt, Susan Misner, Jenny O'Hara Genre: Comedy, Drama MPAA Rating: R (for language, including some sexual references)
Plot Summary: Two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field and Ben Chaplin head a terrific acting ensemble in this bitterwsweet comedy. Four siblings rush home to say a last goodbye to their very sick mother. When she hangs on, they find themselves trapped together-for two weeks. Through laughter and tears, they come to terms with the tragedies we all must face, and rediscover the joy we find in each other. The film chronicles the Bergmans' alternately heartbreaking and hilarious struggles, intercut with Anita's own reflections on her life and her family. What happens to a family when the one person who holds it together can't hold on anymore?