Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) (C)
"Simply divine. Funny, touching, absolutely fabulous!"
Mike Cidoni, ABC-TV.
Like mother, like daughter: neither New York playwright Sidda Lee Walker nor her eccentric Louisiana mother Vivi will likely take steps to mend the rift between them.
No, this is a job for the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.
The Ya-Yas - sworn lifelong friends of Vivi - stage an unorthodox "intervention" to bring daughter and mother together in this warm adaptation of Rebecca Wells' bestselling novels, written for the screen and directed by Callie Khouri (Thelma & Louise).
Sandra Bullock plays Sidda and leads a stellar cast: Ellen Burstyn, Ashley Judd, James Garner, Fionnula Flanagan, Shirley Knight, Maggie Smith and more. "This sisterhood is powerful and powerfully funny," The Philadelphia Inquirer's Carrie Rickey wrote. Ya-ya to that! -- (C) Warner Bros, 2002, USA.
Starring Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Ashley Judd, James Garner, Fionnula Flanagan, Shirley Knight, Maggie Smith.
Directed by Callie Khouri.
Based on the novels "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" and "Little Altars Everywhere," written by Rebecca Wells.
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