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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Lisa Kudrow
Steve Coogan
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Laura Dern
Directors
Don Roos
Screenwriters
Don Roos
Running Time
128 minutes

Happy Endings
From the director of The Opposite Of Sex.


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Plot
When she was younger, abortion clinic counselor Mamie (Lisa Kudrow) had a child by her gay step-brother Charley (Steve Coogan), which they put up for adoption. Nicky (Jesse Bradford), a slimy filmmaker knows this secret, and blackmails Mamie into a reunion so that he can film the result.


Verdict
Performances are mostly excellent, but the storyline buckles under the weight of so many characters.


Reviewed by Damon Wise

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