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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Raul Julia
Angelica Huston
Christina Ricci
Christopher Lloyd
Joan Cusack
Directors
Barry Sonnenfeld
Screenwriters
Paul Rudnick
Running Time
94 minutes

Addams Family Values
Sequel to the remake of the 60's kids' TV show about a gothic family living in suburban America.


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Plot
With the arrival of a baby brother, the jealous Addams' children, Pugsley and Wednesday try to kill him, so are swiftly packed off to a children's' holiday camp. Meanwhile their Uncle Fester finds himself being chased after by a woman desperate to marry him for his money.


Verdict
It is a rare feat to make a sequel better than its predecessor but here Sonnenfeld manages to do just that. With such a strong adult cast, it comes as a surprise when the children steal the show. With such dry and morbid humour, it feels that at times he was filming more for the parental viewers than the childrens.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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