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10 Reasons To See Lorene Scafaria’s THE MEDDLER With Your Mom This Mother’s Day

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This Sunday is Mother’s Day. A day to celebrate and remember the special, intelligent, strong and beautiful women in our lives.

In cinemas now (opening in St. Louis on May 13) is THE MEDDLER, written and directed by Lorene Scafaria. The filmmaker helmed one of our favorite movies of 2012 – SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD. (Review)

Director Lorene Scafaria on the set of THE MEDDLER Photo by Jaimie Trueblood, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Director Lorene Scafaria on the set of THE MEDDLER. Photo by Jaimie Trueblood, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

Scafaria’s latest film stars Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons, Cecily Strong, Jerrod Carmichael, Lucy Punch, Casey Wilson, Michael McKean and Jason Ritter.

With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But when the dozens of texts, unexpected visits, and conversations dominated by unsolicited advice force Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity to change the lives of others – as well as her own – and find a new purpose in life.

Check out the 10 reasons why you should see THE MEDDLER with your Mom this Mother’s Day.

Because she is hip to the tip and always knows the latest tracks

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and gives the best advice…

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Maybe you can help her finally learn to take a selfie?

Maybe because you’ve been a bit ‘unappreciative’ at times…



but she still loves you unconditionally


Or just because she totally KICK ASS

See THE MEDDLER in theaters and don’t forget to call your Mom!

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