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Landline (2017)

R | | Comedy | 21 July 2017 (USA)
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In 1995, a teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan discovers that her father is having an affair.

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Set in Manhattan in 1995, LANDLINE follows three women in one family having lots of sex, drugs, and Japanese food. Navigating monogamy, honesty, and a long-lost New York, the Jacobs family lives in the last days when people still didn't have cell phones and still did smoke inside. Teenage Ali discovers her dad's affair, her older sister Dana uncovers her own wild side, and their mother Pat grapples with the truth that she can't have it all, but her family still has each other. For a generation raised on divorce and wall-to-wall carpeting, LANDLINE is an honest comedy about what happens when sisters become friends and parents become humans.

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1995. When people were harder to reach.

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Rated R for sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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$52,555 (USA) (23 July 2017)

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$857,581 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm both admit to raiding their mothers' respective wardrobes to obtain costumes for the film. See more »

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Jed: You wanna get high and watch Zelig?
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References Mad About You (1992) See more »

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On The Bike
Written by Roger Peffley
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Great little pleasure!
10 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A lighthearted humorous escape with some gorgeous looking people, some nostalgia, and a lot of wit. A family of four--father, mother, adult daughter and teenage daughter, living in New York City. Deals with themes of fidelity, secrets and commitment. Some things they leave you hanging for a while about. See it for a fun time.


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