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Beth Brickell in Mothers and Daughters

Mothers and Daughters

2007 G

Examine the work of actress turned writer-director Beth Brickell with this double feature of her award-winning dramas. In A Rainy Day (1978), an actress (Mariette Hartley) returns home for her father's funeral for the first time in five years and mends fences with her overprotective mother (Collin Wilcox Paxton). In Summer's End (1984), a 10-year-old (Jennifer Miller) fights to keep her pigtails far away from her mother's scissors.