The Perfect Family

Synopsis: Eileen Cleary has just been nominated for Catholic Woman of the year when her family drop a bombshell. Over the dinner table she discovers that not only is her son leaving his wife and children for the local beautician, but her daughter is 5 months pregnant and about to marry her girlfriend. Desperate to win the award, Eileen is conflicted between shame over her family and still desiring to do the right thing by them. Unable to accept either of their choices her family begins to splinter, with even her husband threatening to leave. Ultimately this is a feel-good movie and Eileen proves herself to be a person worthy of both the award and her family.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Anne Renton
Production: Variance Films
  1 win.
 
IMDB:
5.7
Metacritic:
40
Rotten Tomatoes:
48%
PG-13
Year:
2011
84 min
$107,721
Website
54 Views


to come home.

Owen?

Well, Terry,

what are you talking about?

- Okay. Andrew...

- Yeah, yeah. It's okay.

Okay, you have exactly one minute

to get the hell out of our house.

No, I'm sorry, but

Jessie's changed her mind.

Isn't that right, Jessie?

- No, I-I...

- Jessie.

Jessie, okay, you had

your three weeks, okay, Jessie?

It's, it's the law.

Right, you can look it up.

You are so young.

You can have another baby.

We already have a baby.

And we're not leaving without him.

Yes, you are. Yes, you are.

Hey! Once we get a lawyer...

lawyer? Wait a minute.

Okay, I am a lawyer, all right?

You're going to do what?

What lawyer do you have?

You think you're so much

better than me.

Terry!

- Okay, I...

- calm down.

Okay, I... I just think I've spent

more time with the baby,

and that makes me more of

a father to him than you are.

You want to see what kind

of father I am? Huh?

Terry, stop it!

- Andrew!

- Get the hell out of our house, okay?!

No! Not without our boy.

- No, Terry!

- Go get Owen!

Operator 911?

Cindy!

- Move!

- Listen, you're upset.

- I've been there, all right?

- You don't know me!

I know what it's like, okay?

I know what it's like to want a child

more than anything else...

- Shut up! - It makes you do

crazy things, it does, okay?

You don't know me! Shut up!

Terry, there's a two-way alarm

in the nursery, okay?

The police are going to

hear everything you say.

Shut up!

Get the hell out of my house.

I'm sorry.

Jessie!

Okay, we've got a home

invasion in progress.

Unis are on their way, and it sounds like

there's a child on the scene.

Winnie, let's hear the live feed

from the home security.

Patch that through.

- Cindy!

- You get out of my house!

Is he okay?

Andrew!

I got their car keys.

- Oh, my god!

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