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One True ThingWhen a tough New Yorker's mother is stricken with a serious illness, she is forced to quit her job and her relationship with her boyfriend to take care of her, finding out a lot of things she didn't know about her mother and father and her life along the way.Genre: DramaCountry: United StatesDuration: 127 minQuality: HDRelease: 1998IMDb: 7Keywords:
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Directors of "One True Thing"Carl FranklinBirthdate: 11 April 1949, Richmond, California, USA
Creators of "One True Thing"Anna QuindlenBirthdate: 8 July 1953Karen Croner
Critic Reviews of "One True Thing"Rick Groen Globe and MailApril 12, 2002
A well-oiled machine manufactured to tap our welled-up ducts.Peter Travers Rolling StoneMay 11, 2001
Even director Carl Franklin...can't prevent One True Thing from descending into chick-movie hell.Kenneth Turan Los Angeles TimesFebruary 14, 2001
One True Thing demonstrates that the power of simple things, the transcendent nature of the ordinary, can make for riveting filmmaking.Michael Atkinson Village VoiceJanuary 01, 2000
Streep and Hurt, two of the best gestural actors working, let the showboating tics fly fast and thick.Andrew O'Hehir Salon.comJanuary 01, 2000
Franklin seems ill-suited to this cast and this material.Nell Minow Common Sense MediaDecember 26, 2010
Probably won't appeal to teens.Maitland McDonagh TV GuideJune 18, 2008
Carl Franklin's understated direction keeps the tears and life-affirming revelations from congealing into chicken shmaltz for the soul.Tom Meek Film ThreatDecember 06, 2005
There's a lot of Oscar timber here...Robin Clifford Reeling ReviewsApril 09, 2005
Streep, Zellweger, and Hurt are outstanding.James Sanford Kalamazoo GazetteJune 04, 2003
the movie ultimately belongs to Streep, who illuminates the extraordinary soul inside an everyday woman.
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