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Mermaids
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Cher Cher
Mrs. Flax
Bob Hoskins Bob Hoskins
Lou Landsky
Winona Ryder Winona Ryder
Charlotte Flax
Christina Ricci Christina Ricci
Kate Flax
Jan Miner Jan Miner
Mother Superior
Betsy Townsend Betsy Townsend
Mary O'Brien


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Patty Dann Patty Dann
(novel)
June Roberts June Roberts
(screenplay)


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An unconventional single mother relocates with her two daughters to a small Massachusetts town in 1963, where a number of events and relationships both challenge and strengthen their familial bonds.
Release date: 14 December 1990
UPC: 027616858481
Tags: Comedy (15), Drama (14), Romance (12), 1990s (7), Coming Of Age (6), 1990 (5), Jewish (4), Catholic (4), Teenager (4), 1960s (3), Small Town (3), Usa (3), Polka Dot (2), Independent Film (2), 1963 (2), 02 (2), *saipal (2), Roman Catholic (2), Based On Novel (2), Single Mother (2)
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"Ah, sometimes it's just a joy to watch a film adaptation of a book that has such a strong authorial voice ringing throughout it. Though especially Ryder and the rest of the cast do an admirable job of bringing this book to life, Patty Dann's prose comes through. Sure, it's partially because there is literal narration here, but that's fine for a film of this type. The intentionally ever so slightly meandering pace and slice-of-life attitude on display make it seem natural and it's a primary drivi"


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" Directed by: Richard Benjamin Produced by: Lauren Lloyd, Wallis Nacita, and Patrick J. Palmer Written by: June Roberts Based on the novel by: Patty Dann Cinematography: Howard Atherton Edited by: Jacqueline Cambas Music by: Jack Nitzsche Distributed by: Orion Pictures"


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