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This Is My Life (1992)

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Based on the book by Meg Wolitzer, This Is My Life is the directorial debut for Nora Ephron, who adapted the script with sister, Delia Ephron. Dottie Engels (Julie Kavner) is a single mother with aspirations of becoming a standup comedian. When her Aunt Harriet dies, Dottie gets an apartment in Manhattan with her daughters, teenaged Erica (Samantha Mathis) and ten-year-old Opal (Gaby Hoffmann). Soon, Dottie's career is taking off and her agent, Claudia Curtis (Carrie Fisher), gets her on a

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Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron

Jul 30, 1992

20th Century Fox

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Poorly executed, Nora Ephron's feature debut as director is like a TV sit-com, defying realism and logic

January 8, 2007 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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Nora Ephron's wonderful adaptation of Meg Wolitzner's novel.

July 18, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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    1. Angela: It's easy to get married young. It's later on that it gets challenging.
    – Submitted by Frances H (49 days ago)
    1. Dottie Ingels: Everyone in the world is only two phone calls away from everyone else in the world.
    2. Erica Ingels: Like I'm only two phone calls away from J.D. Salinger?
    3. Dottie Ingels: Oh, I'm sure you are.
    4. Erica Ingels: Mom, I don't even think he has a phone.
    5. Dottie Ingels: Sure he does. He dates.
    – Submitted by Frances H (49 days ago)
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