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Time to get suspicious when song titles become film titles. Alice Green (Ryan) is the mother in a perfect little family, with a loving husband (Garcia), two little girls, and a satisfying career. She's also a closet alcoholic. Less about her alcoholism than the effect on her family and her hubby in particular, shown as a '90s sort of guy who allows Alice to keep her secret. Ryan's detox treatments and struggle back to sobriety are fertile ground for psycho-babble and 12-step cliches, but solid performances save this picture from drying out.

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL: http://www.bvhe.com

Available on Running time 126 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Rehab, Marriage, On the Rocks, Moms, Yuppie Nightmares
Screenplay
Ronald Bass, Al Franken
Cast
Meg Ryan, Andy Garcia, Lauren Tom, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tina Majorino, Mae Whitman, Ellen Burstyn, Eugene Roche, LaTanya Richardson Jackson
Cinematography
Lajos Koltai
Director
Luis Mandoki
Music
Zbigniew Preisner
Producer
Jordan Kerner, Jon Avnet, Simon Maslow, Ronald Bass, Al Franken, Touchstone Pictures

Awards

Blockbuster 1995: Drama Actress, V. (Ryan).

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