The Amati Girls (2001)



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This family drama by actress and first-time director Anne DeSalvo centers around four adult sisters who are forced to re-evaluate their situations after tragedy strikes. The oldest of the clan, Grace (Mercedes Ruehl), is called upon to be the tower of strength, even though she is widely perceived to be a replica of their mother Dolly (Cloris Leachman), a woman who, like Grace, has unfailingly devoted much of her life to a husband who doesn't appreciate her as he should. Christine (Sean Young) is … More

Rating: PG (For mild language and brief sensuality.)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Anne DeSalvo, Anne De Salvo
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On DVD: Feb 19, 2002
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as Aunt Splendora

as Christine

as Lawrence

as Denise

as Dolores

as Aunt Loretta

as Uncle Frankie

as Johnny Barlotta

as Father Dedice

as Grace's Doctor

as Stage Manager

as Ticket Seller

as Flight Attendant

as Rockie's Girl

as Italian Class Studen...

as Mr. Moltianni

as Moviegoer

as Nick the Bartender
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Full Review… | February 7, 2001
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Audience Reviews for The Amati Girls

A great slice-of-life look into the life of four sisters and their widowed mother in an Italian-American family, dealing with life's ups and downs. Sean Young and Mercedes Ruhl give good performances, but the direction could have been better.

LaGina Phillips

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