She's So Lovely

"Grim"

She's So Lovely Review


Nick Cassavetes, working from his father's script, practically remakes his father's film A Woman Under the Influence, with even less charm that the original. For starters, the film makes practically no sense at all. "She" in this movie, is Robin Wright, who is made to look as un-lovely as you can imagine and with a phony accent so bad as to drive you to the bottle. Her man is Sean Penn, a wacked-out, two-bit lowlife, with whom she is inexplicably involved... until one day, when he snaps, sending him to the loony bin for 10 years. Wright, meet Travolta, who get married and have kids, until our buddy Sean gets out of the mental ward, gets a dumb haircut, and steals his lady away from her suburban family.

About as realistic as Sam Donaldson's hairdo, and half as interesting, She's So Lovely is an exercise in self-important tedium that gives your reflex to reach for the remote control a good workout. Wooden performances, bad writing... the rating is generous.



Facts and Figures

Run time: 100 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 27th August 1997

Budget: $18M

Distributed by: Miramax

Production compaines: Miramax Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Fresh: 27 Rotten: 14

IMDB: 5.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Eddie Quinn, as Maureen Murphy Quinn, as Joey Germoni, as Kiefer, as Tony 'Shorty' Russo, as Georgie, as Lucinda


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