Pieces of April (2003)

Director
Peter Hedges

Main cast
Katie Holmes; Derek Luke; Patricia Clarkson; Oliver Platt; Alison Pill

Genres
Comedy, Drama

Description
Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her place for Thanksgiving. While her father struggles to drive her family into the city, April -- an inexperienced cook -- runs into kitchen trouble and must ask a neighbor for help.


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