Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even

Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even

Hillary Wolf
Director: Joan Micklin Silver Cast: Hillary Wolf
Hillary Wolf
, David Strathairn
David Strathairn
, Margaret Whitton
Margaret Whitton
Joan Micklin Silver


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Joan Micklin Silver tries her mighty best to wring something substantial out of Frank Mugavero's banal sit-com screenplay concerning the effect of divorce on the divorced parents' off-spring. Hillary Wolf stars as Laura Chartoff, a lonely thirteen-year-old girl who is the victim of multiple parental divorces and remarriages. She lives with her current stepfather Keith Powers (David Strathairn), a cool businessman, and her flighty, self-absorbed mother Melinda (Margaret Whitton). Her biological father David (Griffin Dunne) is a struggling artist separated from his second wife Barb (Patricia Kalember) and is now living with a younger woman Stephanie (Adrienne Shelley), who is pregnant with twins. After a fight with her mother and stepfather, Laura runs away to a rustic cabin in the woods being built by her older stepbrother Josh (Dan Futterman). When she spots Keith and Melinda walking up the road to the cabin, Laura dashes off into the forest. Reported missing, all of the members of Laura's extended family converge at the cabin to try to find her.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/21/2017
UPC: 0888574474515
Original Release: 1992
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Archives
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:44:00
Sales rank: 20,420

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Hillary Wolf Laura Chartoff
David Strathairn Keith Powers
Margaret Whitton Melinda Powers
Griffin Dunne David Chartoff
Patricia Kalember Barbara Chartoff
Adrienne Shelly Stephanie Miller
Dan Futterman Josh Powers
Michael Murphy 4th Kid
Bill Erickson 1st Trooper
Angelina Estrada Rosario
Googy Gress Dad
Jim Haynie Sheriff
Denis Heames 2nd Runaway Boy
Buck Kartalian Dog Owner
Jenny Lewis Corrine
Ivory Ocean Teacher
Ben Savage Sam
Paul Short 3rd Trooper
Trenton Teigen Kurt
Keith MacKechnie Patrolman
Reilly Murphy Kid #2
Sean Blackman 1st Runaway Boy
Joseph D'Angerio Mr. Zordani
Cory Danziger Leonard
Meagen Fay Mom

Technical Credits
Joan Micklin Silver Director
Mark Goddard Original Story,Screenwriter
Melissa Goddard Executive Producer,Original Story,Screenwriter
Janice Hampton Editor
Erica Huggins Editor
David LeBell Stunts
Peter Morgan Executive Producer
Frank Mugavero Screenwriter
Gerald T. Olson Producer
Victoria Paul Production Designer
Laurie Perlman Producer
Brad Ricker Art Director
Jane Ruhm Costumes/Costume Designer
Maya Shimoguchi Set Decoration/Design
Theo Van de Sande Cinematographer
Patrick Williams Score Composer

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