Hollywood Reporter - 01/22/2009
"[I]t has considerable charm, thanks to an appealing cast and some sharply witty observations about the pressures of child-rearing in Manhattan."
Entertainment Weekly - 10/29/2009
"Uma Thurman turns every task -- shopping for a birthday party, retaining a parking space -- into an operatic fit of neurosis." -- Grade: B-
Sight and Sound - 03/01/2010
"With its grainy, unflattering look, this is a warts-and-all approach to the subject of urban family. It's refreshing to see a film that doesn't sugar-coat parenthood."
Real-life mom Uma Thurman juggles kids, marriage, and a desire to have a life of her own in this comedy costarring Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. On the day of her daughter's sixth birthday party, Eliza Welch (Thurman) tackles a variety of tasks: taking care of the family dog, watching her toddler son, finding a parking space, having lunch with friends, and more. Can she handle it all and not lose her sanity'
Big City |
Family Interaction |
New York City |