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Rating:R (for sexual content and language)
Release Date:August 3, 2005
Running time:102 minutes
Cast:Amy Adams, Amy Barefoot, Matt Besser, Beth Bostic, Embeth Davidtz
Director:Phil Morrison
Producer:Mindy Goldberg, Mike S. Ryan
Writer:Angus MacLachlan
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

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Description: A dealer in outsider art threatens the equilibrium of her middle-class in-laws in North Carolina. Madeline is a go-getting art gallery owner from Chicago, recently married to George, a near-perfect Southern beau. When Madeline needs to close a deal with a reclusive North Carolina artist, George introduces her to his family: prickly mother Peg, taciturn father Eugene, cranky brother Johnny, and Johnny's pregnant, childlike wife Ashley, who is awe-struck by her glamorous sister-in-law. Madeline's presence exposes the fragile family dynamics as hidden resentments and anxieties surface.

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