- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 41 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 1, 2001
- Originally Released: 1990
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Carrie Fisher - Writer
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- AS GOOD AS IT GETS
- JERRY MAGUIRE
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"How would you like to have Joan Crawford as a mother'...Or Lana Turner'"--Doris Mann (Shirley MacLaine) to her daughter, Suzanne Vale (Meryl Streep)
"Those are my options'"
- Suzanne Vale
"You want me to do well, just not better."
- Suzanne Vale to Doris Mann
Rolling Stone - 10/04/1990
"...POSTCARDS is revolutionary....MacLaine is magnificent..."
USA Today - 09/12/1990
"...[Streep gives] a droll performance - and how savvy to cast Streep and Shirley MacLaine as a back-nibbling mom-and-daughter in the show-biz jungle..."
New York Times - 09/12/1990
"...The pairing of [Streep and MacLaine] turns out to have been one of the casting coups of the year....A terrifically genial collaboration..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/12/1990
"...Fisher and Nichols are unmatchable....Streep's performance as a country singer at the movie's close is irresistible..."
Suzanne Vale, an aging Hollywood character actress, struggles to maintain her flagging career while suffering along the rehab route. On the way she must confront her codependent alcoholic mother and learn to face challenges without the help of Percodan. The film was loosely adapted from Carrie Fisher's partly autobiographical novel of the same name. Academy Award Nominations: Best Actress--Meryl Streep, Best Song ("I'm Checkin' Out").
Essential Cinema |
Family Interaction |
Substance Abuse |
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical Release: September 12, 1990