This Is My Life (1992) - Rotten Tomatoes

This Is My Life1992

This Is My Life (1992)




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Nora Ephron's directorial debut This Is My Life (based on Meg Wolitzer's novel This is Your Life) is about a single working mother (Julie Kavner) whose attention is torn between her two daughters and her promising career as a stand-up comedian.

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Julie Kavner
as Dottie Ingels
Samantha Mathis
as Erica Ingels
Gaby Hoffmann
as Opal Ingels
Dan Aykroyd
as Arnold Moss
Marita Geraghty
as Mia Jablon
Caroline Aaron
as Martha Ingels
Danny Zorn
as Jordan
Estelle Harris
as Aunt Harriet
Sidney Armus
as Morris Chesler
Annie Golden
as Marianne
Patrick Rose
as Gary Garry
Ellen Cleghorne
as TV Talk Show Host
Diane Sokolow
as Charlene
Louis Di Bianco
as Norm Ingels
Tom Wood
as Billy
Faye Cohen
as Evelyn's Daughter
Theresa Tova
as Rochelle
Billy Van
as Agent
Bob Zidel
as Mr. Kaminski
Max Bernstein
as 1st Tree Boy
Oly Obst
as 2nd Tree Boy
Jacob Bernstein
as 3rd Tree Boy
Zoe Hayes
as Girl in Mouse Costume
Audrey Webb
as Mrs. Fabricant
Katherine Greenwood
as Young Matron
Eric Mendelsohn
as Ice Cream Parlor Waiter
Bo Dietl
as Detective Wheedle
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Critic Reviews for This Is My Life

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (3)

What's new about This is My Life is that it's an argument between the two points of view -- with the mother and her daughters each demanding their own rights. There is humor in this approach, and also some truth.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Nora Ephron's directing debut with a mother-daughter bonding comedy goes through its ups and downs -- almost like life.

April 10, 2018 | Full Review…

Poorly executed, Nora Ephron's feature debut as director is like a TV sit-com, defying realism and logic

January 8, 2007 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Nora Ephron's wonderful adaptation of Meg Wolitzner's novel.

July 18, 2003 | Full Review…

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