Family Pictures

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Family Pictures ★★★ 1993

A photographer remembers growing up in the '50s with her autistic brother, the mother who lavished her attention on him almost to the exclusion of her five other children, and the father who blamed his wife for their son's deficiencies. Interesting portrait of an American family, which eventually cracks under pressure and splits up. Adapted from the novel by Sue Miller (no relation to screenwriter Jennifer). 240m/C VHS, DVD . Anjelica Huston, Sam Neill, Kyra Sedgwick, Dermot Mulroney, Gemma Barry, Tara Strong, Torri Higginson, Jamie Harrold; D: Philip Saville; W: Jennifer Miller.