Overall Rank: 11447
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 75
Theatrical Release Date: 05/29/1998
Genre: Drama, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Forest Whitaker
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., Gena Rowlands, Mae Whitman, Michael Paré, Kathy Najimy
Plot: A woman returns to her childhood home after being humiliated on national TV by who she considered her best friend and rekindles a romance from years past.
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frenchfreyteetor - wrote on 04/13/2010
One of the sweetest and most romantic movies about second chances. The chemistry between Sandra Bullock and Harry Connick Jr. is sweet and believable. This movie makes you fall in love. In love with the daughter, the mom the small town and even the strange grandma who is also trying to find her place. I own this movie on VHS and DVD and well as the soundtrack which is also awesome.
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The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/01/2008
"Birdee" (Sandra Bullock) thought she had the perfect life. That was until her best friend (Rosanna Arquette) brings her on a nationally televised talk show to reveal she is having an affair with "Birdee's" husband (Michael ParÃ©) as their impressionable daughter looks on from the audience.
Now, "Birdee" and her daughter (Mae Whitman) leave for the town "Birdee" grew up in and moves in with her mother (Gena Rowlands) and nephew (Cameron Finley), who, for an unexplained reason, loves to dress up in some quite creative costumes.
The first thing you will notice is the characters are pretty likable. Though some are not as well developed as the main characters, they do feel like they belong there. They are all well written in fact.
Another thing you will notice is that the cast …
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