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A large, dysfunctional family awaits word on a loved one's fate in this domestic drama starring Susan Sarandon as Mag Singer, mother of seven sons. One, Percival (Matt Keeslar) is serving in the Marine Corps, and when news comes that his barracks in the Middle East has been bombed by terrorists, Mag's family assembles at her home, anxious for more information. In the meantime, a series of old wounds are reopened and healed. The prodigious Singers include the father, Patrick (Sam Shepard), unhappily estranged from Mag and prone to bouts of hysterical blindness, and Alfred (Robert Sean Leonard), the responsible, sober eldest, who is engaged to divorced mother Cynthia (Marcia Gay Harden). There's also Simon (Nick Stahl), the intellectual Izzy (Sean Astin), two twins, and guilt-wracked Gideon (Jason London), a track star who outshone Percival athletically, inspiring the latter to join the military. While the Singers deal with minor crises like a neighbor's dog that repeatedly attacks Simon, Percival's fate looms, and Mag deals with her fear by cleaning out the ramshackle garage and drinking Tequila with her daughter-in-law to be, Cynthia, with whom she's surprised to find much in common. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

  • Release date:December 25, 1994

Cast

Susan Sarandon
as Mag Singer
Sam Shepard
as Patrick Singer
Robert Sean Leonard
as Alfred Singer
Sean Astin
as Izzy Singer
Marcia Gay Harden
as Cynthia
Nick Stahl
as Simon Singer
Jason London
as Gideon Singer
Matt Keeslar
as Percival Singer
Philip Bosco
as Mort
Michael A. Goorjian
Joe Lisi
as Dog Owner
Marvin Scott
as Newsperson
Bill Boggs
as Newsperson
Christopher Wynkoop
as Evangelist
Philip Arthur Ross
as Merle
Steven Robert Ross
as Darren
Jesse Lee
as Percival, age 9 and 10
Jordan Clarke
as Coach
Jeffrey DeMunn
as Doctor
Rutanya Alda
as Beth
Kazuya Takahashi
as TV News Cameraman
Ralph Byers
as Sinai Reporter
Steven Robert Ross
as Darren
Kazuya Takahashi
as TV News Cameraman
Rutanya Alda
as Beth
Jordan Clarke
as Coach
Philip Arthur Ross
as Merle
Christopher Wynkoop
as Evangelist
Jeffrey DeMunn
as Doctor
Jesse Lee
as Percival, age 9 and 10
Marvin Scott
as Newsperson
Joe Lisi
as Dog Owner
Bill Boggs
as Newsperson

Crew

Betsy Beers
Producer
Gale Anne Hurd
Producer
Diana Pokorny
Producer
Deena Goldstone
Screenwriter
Ellyn Bache
Book Author
Ralf Bode
Cinematographer
Mark Isham
Composer (Music Score)
Rick Shaine
Editor
Dan Bishop
Production Designer
Jefferson Sage
Art Director
David Gale
Executive Producer
Ruth Vitale
Executive Producer
Dianna Freas
Set Designer
Pam Dixon
Casting
Timothy R. Sexton
Executive Music Producer
Marilyn Carbone
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