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Postcards from the Edge (1990)

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Starring (View all)
Ted Raimi Ted Raimi
Emergency Room Attendant
Beau Lotterman Beau Lotterman
Soundman
Bob Harks Bob Harks
Party Guest
Jorga Caye Jorga Caye
Western Bar Patron
Susan Forristal Susan Forristal
Friend at Airport
Evelina Fernández Evelina Fernández
Airline Employee
Steven Brill Steven Brill
Assistant Director
Greg Keelor Greg Keelor
Blue Rodeo Band


Written by
Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher
(book)


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An average movie

8 years ago at Oct 5 9:41
Since Meryl Streep is my favorite actress, I definitely had to watch this flick at some point. Even though it is definitely not one of her best movies, I thought it was a decent satire. I mean, she was really great, as usual, completely disappearing behind her character but I thought that, even though the material was pretty dark and really interesting, the tone was just too light for my taste. Fu... read more
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Description: Mike Nichols lends some comic structure to Carrie Fisher's best-selling confessional novel concerning a woman's struggles with drug addiction and mother-daughter rivalry (subjects Fisher admits to understanding all too well). Synopsis by Paul Brenner Read more at [Link removed - login to see] ... (more)
Release date: 14 September 1990
UPC: 043396058484
Tags: Comedy (8), 1990 (7), Drama (6), 1990s (3), Alcoholism (3), Carrie Fisher (2), Based On A Novel (2), Actors (1), Biographical (1), Adapted From Carrie Fisher (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), 90s (1), Book (1), Based On Book (1), Mothers & Daughters (1), Drugs (1), AA (1), Usa (1)
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