Pieces of April (2003)

Pieces of April (2003)

PG13 79 minutes
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April Burns has never been on good terms with her mother, but in a burst of goodwill she's volunteered to host her family for Thanksgiving at the apartment she shares with her boyfriend. To add to the pressure, she discovers her oven is broken and has to … View More
Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Peter Hedges
Starring Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Oliver Platt, Derek Luke View More
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Movie Summary

April Burns has never been on good terms with her mother, but in a burst of goodwill she's volunteered to host her family for Thanksgiving at the apartment she shares with her boyfriend. To add to the pressure, she discovers her oven is broken and has to make appeals to her neighbors.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Peter Hedges
Starring Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Oliver Platt, Derek Luke, Alison Pill, John Gallagher, Jr., Alice Drummond, Sean Hayes
Studio Name MGM
Release Date 2003
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2008
Rating PG-13 About Ratings
Running Time 79 minutes
Language English

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