Movie review by Teresa Talerico, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Touching look at tough mom-daughter relationship.

PG-13 1999 103 minutes

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age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 11+


I thought it was cute maybe a movie for older kids or eleven or twelve. Not bad.

This title has:

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age 10+

You really can't miss this one!

Janet McTeer & Kimberly J. Brown are wonderful as Mary Jo and her daughter Ava. Yes, there's kissing, snogging, bras & even a little swearing. But all of that comes off as nothing when both of them are together.

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Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Movie Details

  • In theaters: January 24, 1999
  • On DVD or streaming: November 24, 2000
  • Cast: Janet McTeer, Jay O. Sanders, Kimberly J. Brown
  • Studio: New Line
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 103 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: language, sensuality and a scene of domestic discord
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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