Isn't She Great


Based on the true story of the author of the notorious (scandalous?) ''The Valley of the Dolls'', we follow the struggling actress as she is swept off her feet by a press agent who is hopelessly in love with her. Under his prompting, she writes a novel, which they eventually get published. After a slow start it takes off. In the meantime, she is dealing with breast cancer...


93 minutes.
No persons under 10 (Language) .
Comedy

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See, I can stand on my hind legs AND beg.
See, I can stand on my hind legs AND beg.

Credits

Cast
Bette Midler, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, David Hyde Pierce, John Cleese, and a poodle
Director
Andrew Bergman
ScreenplayPaul Rudnick, based on an article by Michael Korda
MusicBurt Bacharach
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2000
Produced byMutual Film Company, Universal Pictures, Lobell/Bergman Productions

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Movies for Africa
Ian Douglas
8
Cape Argus
Adrian Monteath
10
Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
5
The Cape Times
Wilhelm Snyman
10
The Star
Janine Walker
10
Die Burger
Francois Smith
5
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
Beeld
Marius Jooste
8
SA City Life
Tony Jackman
10
TV3 Screenplay
Barry Ronge
16
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
1
Box Office
Luisa F. Ribeiro
5
Rough Cut
Sarah Raskin
14
Total Film
Daniel Etherington
5
Film Review
Alan Jones
1

What the People say

Internet
79 Netizens
10

Average .. 42%

8

Visitor Comments

Ian Douglas: The film gets off to a bumpy start with weak humour, but once it settles down into the story, it is much more enjoyable. Pleasant fluff, with all the characters type-cast.






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