Hope Floats

Comedy · 
Romance · 

Release Date: May 29, 1998

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 54m

Content Rating: PG-13

Budget: $30,000,000

Revenue: $81,471,882

Filming Locations: Chicago, United States · Smithville, United States of America · La Grange, United States of America · Austin, United States of America

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Birdee was humiliated on live television by her best friend, who had been sleeping with her husband. Birdee tried returning to her hometown of Texas to start over with her daughter, but she was faced with old acquaintances who were thrilled to see her unhappy. He helped Birdee get back on her feet.

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hometown · 
pond · 
dog · 
judgment · 
loss · 
funeral · 
despair · 
telegram · 


Hope Floats is a 1998 American drama film directed by Forest Whitaker and starring Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., and Gena Rowlands.Written by Steven Rogers and Brandine Spuckler, the story follows Birdee (Bullock), an unassuming housewife whose life is disrupted when her husband (Michael Paré) reveals his infidelity to her on a Ricki Lake-style talk show. Birdee and her daughter Bernice (Mae Whitman) go to live with her mother (Rowlands) in the small town where Birdee grew up, where everyone knows of her televised marital collapse. Meanwhile, she meets an old friend named Justin (Connick Jr.) and instantly sparks a romance. While Justin's intentions are clear and good, Birdee struggles with the decision to unequivocally accept him in her life.The film made its release on May 29, 1998 and was distributed by 20th Century Fox.


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