The upside of anger

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Publisher:
New Line Home Entertainment ;
Pub. Date:
[2005]
Language:
English
Description
Two friends wonder if there might be more between them when their lives both take a left turn in this romantic comedy. Terry (Joan Allen) is a middle-aged housewife and mother of four teenaged daughters and gets the shock of her life when her husband, without a word of warning, leaves them behind, presumably to move to Sweden with his secretary. Going through a bender of depression and alcohol, Terry finds herself commiserating with Denny (Kevin Costner), a former baseball star turned unenthusiastic radio personality who was her husband's colleague and friend and an occasional presence at the house. With both Terry and Denny feeling down in the dumps about recent events in their lives, the two find themselves drawn to one another, and while Terry fights the notion of a new romance, her daughters -- Andy (Erika Christensen), Hadley (Alicia Witt), Emily (Keri Russell), and Lavender (Evan Rachel Wood) -- each have different ideas about their futures. The Upside of Anger was written and directed by Mike Binder, who also plays a supporting role as the producer of Denny's radio show. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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auth_author2Allen, Joan, 1956-
Binder, Mike, 1958-
Christensen, Erika, 1982-
Costner, Kevin.
Gartner, Alex.
Lee, Sammy.
Russell, Keri, 1976-
Witt, Alicia, 1975-
Wood, Evan Rachel, 1987-
author2-roleAllen, Joan,1956-
Binder, Mike,1958-
Christensen, Erika,1982-
Costner, Kevin.
Gartner, Alex.
Lee, Sammy.
Media 8 Entertainment (Firm)
New Line Cinema Corporation.
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Russell, Keri,1976-
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Witt, Alicia,1975-
Wood, Evan Rachel,1987-
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display_descriptionTerry Wolfmeyer is a sharp-witted suburban wife who is left alone to raise her four headstrong daughters when her husband unexpectedly disappears. Things get even more hectic around their house when Terry falls for her neighbor Denny, a once-great baseball star turned local radio D.J. This leaves her daughters out on a limb because now they have to juggle their own romantic ups and downs as well as having to deal with the dilemmas of their mom. This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics. Denny Davies, retired baseball player, is a flabby, lackadaisical sports talk radio host who is bored by sports and talk. He prods her into being his drinking buddy, and their tenuous friendship grows more intimate. The four daughters have sized up the situation and are getting on with their lives in their own ways, mostly competently. Together, Terry and Denny find out how much a waste of time and effort anger is, along the road to the transformations that can happen when dealing with its aftermath.
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Drama
Family -- Feature
Feature films
Madre e hijos -- Teatro
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Romance -- Feature
Single-parent families -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayThe upside of anger
title_fullThe upside of anger [videorecording] / New Line Cinema presents in association with Media 8 Entertainment ... [and others] ; produced by Alex Gartner, Jack Binder, Sammy Lee ; written and directed by Mike Binder
title_shortThe upside of anger
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Madre e hijos
Man-woman relationships
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