Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)

Released: 2000
Genre: Drama, Genre, Romance
Director: Rodrigo García
Starring: Calista Flockhart, Cameron Diaz, Glenn Close, ,
Run time: 109 min
IMDb: 6.5/10
Country: USA
Views: 130421


Five loosely intertwined stories of the emotional issues facing individual middle-aged Angelenas are presented. In “This Is Dr. Keener”, physician Elaine Keener is spending the day taking care of her invalid mother at home on the nurse’s day off. Elaine, a scientist, seeks confirmation on what may be a turning point issue in her life by an unconventional means, namely a tarot card reading. Although the news Elaine receives through the reading is a largely accurate assessment of her current life, it is the news about that crossroads issue that takes her somewhat aback. In “Fantasies About Rebecca”, thirty-nine year old Rebecca Waynon is outwardly in control of her life, from her job as a bank manager to her personal long term relationship with older Robert. A homeless woman named Nancy who hangs around outside the bank seems to have a clearer picture of what is truly happening with Rebecca than Rebecca herself, as is witnessed by Rebecca’s ultimate reaction to an action in dealing with…
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User Reviews: The rest of the movie was a little too self-consciously "arty’ for me, but Holly Hunter’s performance made it all worthwhile. Her scene on the street was absolutely heart-stopping in its truth. The depth of her emotion is almost an embarrassment to watch. Wonderful stuff, Holly…

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