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Family Stone

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The Family Stone
FAMILY STONE: Zade Rosenthal

The Family Stone

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
1 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/16/05
performer:
Diane Keaton, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes, Luke Wilson
director:
Tom Bezucha
distributor:
Fox 2000 Pictures
author:
Tom Bezucha
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B

It was the hardest part that I’ve played in forever,” says Sarah Jessica Parker of her first major post-Sex film role. The ensemble comedy revolves around Parker’s Meredith, a tightly wound, socially awkward businesswoman visiting her boyfriend’s close-knit clan of touchy-feely New England snobs. Explains Parker, ”She’s convinced they’re going to hate her, and the whole thing becomes a very vivid self-fulfilling prophecy.” The Emmy winner was most impressed with writer-director Thomas Bezucha (Big Eden). ”It’s the first time I’ve been on any movie or television show in 30 years that not one actor asked for a line change. Not one comma, nothing,” Parker raves. ”He really knocked us all out.”