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Publisher:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
[2010]
Language:
English
Description
A family looking for some extra space gets drawn into a difficult relationship with the folks next door in this comedy drama from writer and director Nicole Holofcener. Kate (Catherine Keener) and Alex (Oliver Platt) are a couple living in New York City who run a successful store specializing in vintage furniture. Kate and Alex have a teenage daughter, Abby (Sarah Steele) and their apartment is starting to feel a bit small for the three of them; Kate and Alex own the unit next door to them, and once the flat becomes vacant, they plan to knock out a wall and take over the space. However, Andra (Ann Morgan Guilbert), their tenant, is an elderly woman with a poor disposition who doesn't seem eager to go anywhere soon, and it's occurred to Kate and Alex that they're probably going to have wait for her to die, since evicting her would be very awkward. Hoping to make the best of the situation, Kate tries to strike up a friendship with Andra and her fiercely protective granddaughter Rebecca (Rebecca Hall), but Andra isn't especially interested in making new friends, and Rebecca's sister, Mary (Amanda Peet), isn't much easier to deal with. Kate and Alex are also struggling to communicate with Abby, who has her own issues regarding self-image. Please Give received its world premiere at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Grouping Title please give
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Last Grouping Update 2019-04-04 00:37:23AM
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auth_author2 Hall, Rebecca, 1982-, Holofcener, Nicole., Keener, Catherine., Peet, Amanda, 1972-, Platt, Oliver., Steele, Sarah.
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display_description Kate has a lot on her mind. There's the ethics problem of buying furniture at estate sales and marking it up at her Manhattan store. There's the materialism problem of not wanting her teenage daughter to want the expensive things that she wants. There's the marriage problem of sharing a partnership in parenting, business, and life with husband Alex but sensing doubt nibbling at the foundations. And worst of all are the neighbors, cranky, old Andra and the two granddaughters who look after her.
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subject_facet Choice (Psychology) -- Drama, Comedy films, Conduct of life -- Drama, DVD-Video discs, Ethis -- Drama, Family-owned business enterprises -- Drama, Feature films, Interpersonal relations -- Drama, Married people -- Drama, Moral conditions -- Drama, Muebles -- Industria y comercio -- Teatro, Neighbors -- Drama, Parent and child -- Drama, Personas casadas -- Teato, Used furniture industry -- Drama, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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title_full Please give [DVD] / Sony Pictures Classics presents ; a Likely Story production ; produced by Anthony Bregman ; written and directed by Nicole Holofcener
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