Tara Road

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Tara Road ★½ 2005 (PG)

American Marilyn's (MacDowell) son dies in an accident and she can't recover from her grief, while Irish Ria (Williams) is told by her husband (Glen) that he's leaving her to marry his pregnant girlfriend. Through a series of coincidences, the unhappy women decide to switch houses for two months and see if it will change their lives. Bland adaptation of the novel by Maeve Binchy. 97m/C DVD . IR Andie MacDowell, Olivia Williams, Iain Glen, Stephen Rea, Brenda Fricker, Jean-Marc Barr; D: Gilles Mackinnon; W: Shane Connaughton; C: John de Borman; M: John Keane.