Anywhere But Here (1999)

Director
Wayne Wang

Main cast
Susan Sarandon; Natalie Portman; Hart Bochner; Eileen Ryan; Ray Baker

Genres
Drama, Comedy, Romance

Description
In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When Adele decides to pack up and move the two of them from the Midwest to Beverly Hills, Calif., to pursue her dreams of Hollywood success, Ann grows frustrated with her mother's irresponsible and impulsive ways.


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