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Pieces Of April

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Pieces of April

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
80 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/17/03
performer:
Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Sean Hayes, Derek Luke, Oliver Platt
director:
Peter Hedges
distributor:
United Artists (MGM)
author:
9238
genre:
Comedy, Drama

We gave it a C

Peter Hedges’ glib comedy cuts between the scrappy Burns clan and its prodigal daughter (Katie Holmes) as she struggles to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. Hedges shoves his characters into sitcom slots and seals them there.

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