More Greek than the Greeks, Gus & Maria argue how to fix a priest’s failure to sign their marriage license years ago, & their granddaughter worries her parents Ian & Toula that she might attend a far away college.
Carol wants to live with store clerk Therese, but it is the 1950s, & both her husband, who threatens to take away their daughter, & society oppose it.
A father imprisoned in China escapes & tries to contact his wife but their daughter betrays him. Years later he is freed, but his wife now has amnesia & thus does not recognize him.
I’m impressed with this tale of an aging rock musician reuniting with her family in a moment of crisis. (4 of 5 stars) Click the image to read my entire review.
Alice might be fictional, but the story of her (& her family) affliction with Alzheimer’s has rings true thanks to the great performance of Julianne Moore.
A jazz musician father’s addiction to heroin keeps him from being the loving father for his daughter that he wants to be, but she keeps loving him.
The patriarch of the Westons commits suicide; the surviving members of the family gather for his funeral & open wounds that may divide them forever.
Walt Disney goes all out to persuade P.L. Travers to let him film her Mary Poppins. Afraid that he will ruin her work by making it too cute, she resists.