In Her Shoes

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In Her Shoes ★★★ 2005 (PG-13)

Despite its sometimes-embarrassing stereotypes and implausible situations, sappy but fun chick-flick works as a story of two very different sisters navigating the bonds of family. Rose (Colette) seemingly has life buttoned up, while Maggie (Diaz) is a mess who shows up homeless and drunk at Rose's door. Maggie manages to continually screw things up and Rose finally tosses her out. Maggie ends up at long-lost grandma Ella's door, where she rather comically falls in with Ella's senior friends as relationships eventually get mended. 129m/C DVD . US Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Feuerstein, Ken Howard, Candice Azzara, Francine Beers, Norman Lloyd, Jerry Adler, Brooke Smith, Richard Burgi, Anson Mount; D: Curtis Hanson; W: Susannah Grant; C: Terry Stacey; M: Mark Isham.