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Postcards from the Edge

Director: Mike Nichols Run Time: 101 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 1990

Starring: Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, Richard Dreyfuss, Rob Reiner, Mary Wickes, Annette Bening

Based on Carrie Fisher’s semi-autobiographical novel, POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE follows Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale on a slippery slope as a recovering addict. On exit from rehab, it is recommended she stay with her mother, who has become a somewhat champion drinker herself. Suzanne therefore struggles to maintain her sobriety and her sanity in the company of Doris.