Over the Hill

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Over the Hill ★★½ 1993 (PG)

Dukakis stars as Alma, an eccentric widow who decides to leave her well-meaning son's restrictive home in Maine to visit her estranged daughter Elizabeth in Sydney, Australia. Embarassed by her peculiarities Elizabeth arranges a holiday away but Mom has her own plans. She wants to “loop the loop,” and make a complete circuit around the Australian continent. Soon Alma is on the road, meeting fellow eccentrics and experiencing a variety of adventures. 102m/C VHS . Olympia Dukakis, Sigrid Thornton, Derek Fowlds, Pippa Grandison; D: George Miller; W: Robert Caswell; C: David Connell.