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Trading Mom (The Mommy Market) (1994)

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The Mommy Market originated as a fey satirical novel by Nancy Brelis. In the film version, Anna Chlumsky plays the oldest of three siblings who are fed up with their impossible mother (Sissy Spacek). Through methods too complicated to go into here, the kids are able to make Mom completely disappear. They then head to the local "Mommy Market" to select a new parent. Spacek returns to play three entirely different characters, an impressive chunk of versatility indeed. Far more impressive than the

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Comedy, Kids & Family

Sep 28, 1994

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While it's nice to see Sissy Spacek in different kinds of roles, the fairy tale as a whole is too didactic and only sporadically charming.

July 2, 2007 Full Review Source: Variety
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Anna Chumsky deserves a better role

August 11, 2005
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Rotten. Horrible. Watch it and you'll be "trading films."

April 30, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

While you're at it trade this flick in too

September 18, 2002
Moviehole

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