Lovely and Amazing

Directed by Nicole Holofcener

Shot on DV, Sundance hit LOVELY AND AMAZING marks the return of WALKING AND TALKING director Holofcener. This quirky comedy explores self-image and the relationships amongst a dysfunctional family of females. Mom (Blethyn) is having liposuction so leaves feisty, adopted 8-year-old African-American daughter Annie (Goodwin) with oldest daughter Michelle (Keener), an embittered former homecoming queen in a stale marriage. Middle sister Elizabeth (Mortimer) is an aspiring actress, constantly worried if her looks will land her a job. With witty dialogue and sharp observation, Holofcener once again offers a sharp yet sympathetic portrait of contemporary women’s lives that revolves around the excellent performances of its ensemble cast.‘An acutely witty, moving comedy of manners.’ Elle

89 minutes

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