This remarkable, controversial, jet-black comedy circles around an unhappy family - three sisters, their mother and father and others who come into their orbit, each dealing with personal demons. They range from a telephone stalker (Philip Seymour Hoffman) who can't confront women in person, to an eternally hopeful young woman named Joy (Jane Adams) whose life is in a perpetual mess. A strong ensemble also features Jon Lovitz, Lara Flynn Boyle, Ben Gazzara and Elizabeth Ashley.

Year: 1998
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Art House Cinema, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Director: Todd Solondz
Starring: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Duration: 134 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Sexual content may offend
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films
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