Anywhere But Here 1999

In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When Adele decides to pack up and move the two of them from the Midwest to Beverly Hills, Calif., to pursue her dreams of Hollywood success, Ann grows frustrated with her mother's irresponsible and impulsive ways.

Directed by: Wayne Wang
Written by: Alvin Sargent & Mona Simpson
Release date:1999-11-12
Runtime:114 minutes
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Tagline:A story of a mother who knows best... and a daughter who knows better.
Cast:
Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
Adele August 
Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
Ann August 
Hart Bochner
Hart Bochner
Josh Spritzer 
Eileen Ryan
Eileen Ryan
Lillian 
Ray Baker
Ray Baker
Ted 
John Diehl
John Diehl
Jimmy