Alternately vulgar and tender, this Australian tear-jerker finds more humor than you'd imagine possible in the story of a dying woman getting to know her adult children. Terminally ill Patsy (Jeanie Drynan) wants nothing more than to spend her last few
weeks at home, surrounded by her children even if they do nothing but squabble. Husband Vic (Linal Haft), a bit of a bully and set in his ways, isn't wild for the idea but accedes grudgingly. One by one, the children arrive: Youngest daughter Vera (Alicia Talbot), a perpetually single nurse, envies her sisters' marriages and children. Eldest Josie (Genevieve Lemon) lives in America and never misses an opportunit...