This Is My Life

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This Is My Life ★★ 1992 (PG-13)

The story of a working mother torn between her skyrocketing career as a standup comic and her two daughters. Kavner plays the divorced mom who is determined to chuck her cosmetic sales job for comic success. Her career starts to really take off; she hires an agent and makes appearances on talk shows. As offers pour in, she eventually realizes that her girls are suffering as a result of her success. Good performances highlight an otherwise average drama. 105m/C VHS . Julie Kavner, Samantha Mathis, Carrie Fisher, Dan Aykroyd, Gaby Hoffman; D: Nora Ephron; W: Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron.