Home For The Holidays Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning, Dylan McDermott, Geraldine Chaplin, Cynthia Stevenson, Steve Guttenberg, Claire Danes, Austin Pendleton Format: DVD Color: Color Rating: PG-13 Genre: Comedy Runtime: 103 Year: 1995 Director: Jodie Foster
A dutiful daughter always goes home for the holidays, even if she can't convince her own 15-year-old offspring to follow. Giving thanks looks like a tall order this year, in light of the downward spiral Claudia's life is taking these days. In the span of 36 hours, she manages to lose her job, her head, her coat, and her cool, even her daughter's virginity appears to be on a collision course with a teenage boy. What Claudia doesn't expect to lose this Thanksgiving is the sense of dread and loathing... of wanting to be anywhere but home with the family. Home For The Holidays is a human comedy that honors the timeless holiday tradition of family gatherings and reminds you why you left home. Format: DVD Color: Color Rating: P...
"Home for the Holidays" is a quiet, fun little film that I dust off once or twice a year (usually around Thanksgiving!) and sit back and absolutely enjoy. It's become a comfort film for me, one of honesty, predictability, and enjoyment. It's a wonder more people haven't discovered this mini-classic.
Ahhh the holidays....that wonderful time of thankfulness, love and laughter, NOT!!! This movie will have you in stitches each and every holiday season if you suffer from that ever present disease of dysfunctional family syndrome.Claudia Larson (Holly Hunter) is wallowing in self-pity for good reason, she was fired from her job, her daughter is about to have sex for the first time and she is traveling back home for the holidays. What more could a girl ask for, a cold? She arrives to a snowy existence and a f..