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Happy Tears

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STARRING Demi Moore, Parker Posey, Rip Torn and Ellen Barkin
WRITTEN BY Mitchell Lichtenstein
DIRECTED BY Mitchell Lichtenstein

Two sisters from different worlds take on the most difficult man they ever met — their 70-something father Joe (Rip Torn). With his mental stability in question, the girls leave their respective lives and return to the home they grew up in so they can assess their father’s health. Laura (Demi Moore) suggests they put Joe in an old folks home, but Jayne (Parker Posey) remains hesitant. During their time at home, the girls must confront their sticky, dysfunctional past and make tough decisions. The indie take on family produces a lot of laughs and tears… assumingly happy ones.

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