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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya SisterhoodThree histrionic Louisiana dames (Fionnula Flanagan, Shirley Knight, and Maggie Smith) broker a reconciliation between a hysteria-prone fourth (Ellen...Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya SisterhoodDrama, ComedyPG-13Three histrionic Louisiana dames (Fionnula Flanagan, Shirley Knight, and Maggie Smith) broker a reconciliation between a hysteria-prone fourth (Ellen...2002-06-21Ron EldardFionnula FlanaganJames GarnerShirley KnightAngus MacFadyenRon Eldard, Fionnula Flanagan, James Garner, Shirley Knight, Angus MacFadyenWarner Bros.
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Genre: Drama, Comedy; Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith, Ron Eldard, Fionnula Flanagan, James Garner, Shirley Knight, Angus MacFadyen; Director: Callie Khouri; Author: Callie Khouri; Release Date Wide: 06/07/2002; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Warner Bros.

Three histrionic Louisiana dames (Fionnula Flanagan, Shirley Knight, and Maggie Smith) broker a reconciliation between a hysteria-prone fourth (Ellen Burstyn) and her equally excitable daughter (Sandra Bullock) in this estrogenically fortified drama based on Rebecca Wells’ 1996 best-seller of the same name. The predictability of the genre contributes to the wilt, but the specific droopiness in the ovarian jungle stems from the basic ol’ irritatingness of the many showy magnolias on display.

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