Things I Hate: Anywhere But Here (1999 Film)

Anywhere But Here 1999 movie poster

I watched this one many years ago.

Susan Sarandon Anywhere But Here 1999 movie

The film is about a mother who drags her daughter along to California with her with vague hopes to become a teacher and for her daughter to be an actress. Needless to say her dreams don’t come out as true as she wanted, and the daughter hates her guts.

Anywhere But Here 1999 movie

Granted I would too if I had a psychopath for a mother. Both Portman and Sarandon do excellent jobs in the movie, but the story and characters are a bit tough to swallow.

Natalie Portman Anywhere But Here 1999 movie

There’s some mother-daughter drama/bonding themes in the movie, however since I’m neither a mother nor a daughter I guess it didn’t tug at my heartstrings as it would a Lifetime channel viewer. Girls might find it to be a decent movie, however I didn’t enjoy myself too much.

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