Hanging Up (2000)

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Comedy drama. Three sisters find themselves drawn together when their father is taken ill. Lou, the head of the family, is confused and unwell, mainly, it appears, dating back to the departure of his wife from the family home. Only the middle sister, Eve, is concerned for her father's wellbeing. The oldest sister, Georgia, is absorbed in her career as editor of a magazine; the youngest, Maddy, is an actress whose career has never quite hit the heights she aspired to. Flashbacks in the narrative portray some instances of Lou's irascible and irresponsible behaviour over the years, leading to estrangement from the rest of his family.

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