Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Mystic Pizza (1988)

Roberts and Gish play sisters Daisy and Kat, Taylor plays JoJo their best friend. All three work at a local pizza shop called Mystic Pizza, named after the town of Mystic, in Connecticut which is owned by Leona. Each have obstacles; Leona’s pizza shop is in financial danger, and depends on a good review by the food critic to drum up business, JoJo faints at the altar of her wedding, and has trouble with commitment, Kat is supposed to start Yale in the fall but is poor financially and things are complicated even more when she finds herself falling for an older man when he hires her as a babysitter while mom is England. And Daisy who is a hothead and stubborn but with a lot of talent is being courted by a rich guy. They share life’s ups and downs and learn that friendship is forever, even if love isn’t. Starring Julia Roberts, Annabeth Gish, Lili Taylor, Vincent D’Onofrio, William R. Moses, Adam Storke, Conchata Ferrell, Joanna Merlin, Matt Damon 7/10

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