In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder (Diane Keaton) attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly (Mandy Moore), with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters (Lauren Graham and Piper Perabo) try to keep their mom’s good intentions under control. Tom Everett Scott, Colin Ferguson and Gabriel Macht also star in director Michael Lehmann’s multigenerational mother-daughter comedy.
After rising to fame in a series of hit Woody Allen comedies, Diane Keaton went on to enjoy a successful film career both as an actress and as a director. Born Diane Hall on January 5, 1946, in Los Angeles, she studied acting at Manhattan’s Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater and in 1968 understudied in Hair. On Broadway she met actor/director Allen and appeared in his 1969 stage hit Play It Again, Sam. In 1970, Keaton made her film debut in the comedy Lovers and Other Strangers and rose to fame as the paramour of Al Pacino’s Michael Corleone in the 1972 blockbuster The Godfather. That same year, she and Allen — with whom Keaton had become romantically involved offscreen — reprised Play It Again, Sam for the cameras, and in 1973 he directed her in Sleeper. The Godfather Part II followed, as did Allen’s Love and Death. All of these films enjoyed great success, and Keaton stood on the verge of becoming a major star;… read more