"The Perfect Family is like so many other family films that I have seen dealing with religion, having a gay/lesbian child and of course the one screw up. I thought that maybe I would see some originality with this film, but not so much. The story has been done. This...
The Perfect Family
The Perfect Family stars Kathleen Turner as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local p... read more
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October 14, 2012
July 14, 2012
The film is rather diffuse but Kathleen Turner is masterful in her ability to convey this woman's many sides and internal struggle. It's a shame the film that surrounds her isn't more tightly written.
March 14, 2013
I felt like this was done very well.. and one line made the movie for me.. "What do YOU think?" and the reply: " I am Catholic, I don't have to think" .. wow.. I grew up in a Roman Catholic family, as a single pagan lesbian, I can see this happening in a modern family...
October 21, 2012
good, if not great, movie about a very self-righteous "religious" bitch who learns what's important in life
September 30, 2012
Loved this movie...You could feel the pain as this mom struggles to come to terms with her family being different than expected.
September 4, 2012
The family is so messed up and neurotic that you hope things will work out for them, but it definitely isn't award winning material.
June 13, 2012
In times of moral, emotional, or physical distress, a support system is near absolutely necessary to prevent the person from entering depression, or any type of psychological arrest. Many turn to their existing relationships, whether with friends or family, for assistance in thes...
May 16, 2012
Kathleen Turner's performance is well played as a devoutly religious mother; whose family has gone astray from the teachings of the church. Once she accepts that which she cannot change does she find true happiness in her future and that of her modern family.