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Synopsis: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Lorene Scafaria
  2 nominations.
103 min

Tehya for me tonight.

Dani and I haven't been able

to get out in, like, a year.

Oh, I could do it.

I thought she was out of town.

She told me she was sick.

Well, she was sick.

She was.

I'd be sick too with everything

Jacob puts her through.

She's so pretty.

Why can't she just get over him?

Well, he was the last person

to meet her dad.

Oh, yeah, he really loved her dad.

That's tough to get over.

She's not gonna get over him if she

keeps giving him what he wants.

What does he want?

Oh, my god!

I'm dying.

What does he want?

It wasn't on the list either.

Marnie? Marnie?

This is Greg's dad.

He came out to help us

with the nursery.


Hi. Mark.

He's in town till Thursday, so...


She's a character, huh?


So you came out, um,

to see your son?

Yeah, Emily said it was

very important that I come,

but I think I'm just here

to carry gifts.


Yeah. Well, his mother's

not around anymore, so...

My husband died a year ago.

Oh, she's alive.

She lives in London.

But, you know, we're divorced.

Oh, sorry.


Emily tells me you grew up

in Brooklyn?


Which... which part?

Sunset park.

I grew up on the corner of 48th and

7th Avenue, right by the church.

Get outta here.


I grew up at 43rd and 4th,

by the other church.

Yeah. We used to go

to the public pool there,

before it became a parking lot.

Get out of here,

I went there all the time!

I'll bet we moved

in similar circles.

Oh, absolutely.

That's crazy.

Yeah, yeah.

That's funny.

Hey, you know,

before I leave town,

we should go have lunch,

you know, with the girls.

Or, there's this holocaust museum I've

been really wanting to check out.

Have you been

to the holocaust museum?

No. It sounds like fun,

but I can't.

I really can't because

I've just moved in, you know.

I've got all my paperwork

I gotta do, and, you know...

Plus, I'm volunteering

at the hospital,

and I might also be babysitting.

I'm not sure, but it looks like

pretty soon I might be babysitting.

But I've never been so busy.

Okay, so I'm just calling

to tell you that I'm on my way

to the hospital to volunteer.

And so, call me back and, soon,

because once I get in there,

then, I mean, I'll be in there

and you won't be able to reach

me. So...

Oh, and did I tell you

about this new Beyonc song?

Listen to this.

Yeah? Right? So, anyway, yeah.

So call me soon

because once I get in there,

then you won't be able

to reach me. Okay.

So, bye. Call me.

Discovered in the Angeles

national forest

within 10 miles of where the

skeletal remains were found.

Police suspect this could be the work of

a serial killer that's been targeting

young women in the area

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Lorene Scafaria

Lorene Scafaria (born May 1, 1978) is an American screenwriter, playwright, actress, singer, and film director. She is best known for her work on the films Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, the latter her debut as director in 2012. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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