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Mother's Little Helpers (2019)

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When Joy Pride, a groovy 70's burn-out on the caboose of the flower power movement, learns she has weeks to live, her estranged children come together to do right by a mother who always did... See full summary »

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Kestrin Pantera

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Kestrin Pantera, Melanie Hutsell (co-writer) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Kestrin Pantera ... Sadie Pride
Breeda Wool ... Julia Pride
Milana Vayntrub ... Lucy Pride
Sam Littlefield ... Jude Pride
David Giuntoli ... Dave
Melanie Hutsell ... Joy Pride (archive footage)
Cool Benson Cool Benson ... Nurse Cool
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tara Karsian ... Auntie Trashcan
Rick Overton ... Danny Ray
Amy Jayne Pilikowski ... AmyJayne
Mike Rose ... Felipe
Luis Sosa Luis Sosa ... Officer Sanchez
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When Joy Pride, a groovy 70's burn-out on the caboose of the flower power movement, learns she has weeks to live, her estranged children come together to do right by a mother who always did them wrong. Mother's Little Helpers is a funny dysfunctional-family drama, based on true events and inspired by true lies, about how family ties can twist and tear you - and though they may not break you, they might send you to prison. It explores the "OK, Boomer" relationship between the free love generation and those left to clean up the mess.

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It's better not to ask for forgiveness or permission.

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Comedy | Drama | Family | Music

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It's funny because these lies ring true
16 January 2020 | by vec-39503See all my reviews

Death, taxes and less-than-perfect parenting are inevitable parts of most American stories but I've rarely seen them explored with such authenticity, humor and heart. Few films hit the right notes of the gut punch of losing a parent, and the belly laughs you can only share with a sibling. This one took me to that deep place and I genuinely laughed and cried while watching this film on my phone in bed. I watched it again immediately!


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