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Changing Habits
     

Changing Habits

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Director: Lynn Roth

Cast: Moira Kelly, Christopher Lloyd, Dylan Walsh

 

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In this comedy with dramatic overtones, Susan "Soosh" Teagarden (Moira Kelly) is an aspiring artist with plenty of emotional baggage. Her father Theo (Christopher Lloyd) is a famous painter; he's also an alcoholic who has never been able to express his affection for his daughter. Soosh's mother died when she was young, and she still cherishes her memory but also feels

Overview

In this comedy with dramatic overtones, Susan "Soosh" Teagarden (Moira Kelly) is an aspiring artist with plenty of emotional baggage. Her father Theo (Christopher Lloyd) is a famous painter; he's also an alcoholic who has never been able to express his affection for his daughter. Soosh's mother died when she was young, and she still cherishes her memory but also feels deep loss. These days, Soosh has trouble with men, her job at a clothing store, her art, and her landlord, after she's caught shoplifting. Looking for somewhere to stay, she goes to a nearby convent and tells them a sob story that moves the Mother Superior (Eileen Brennan) to take her in. Soosh discovers that Christian charity isn't the easy street she expected; she has to work alongside the sisters at the convent and follow their schedule, and Soosh isn't accustomed to rising at 5 a.m. and having to be in by 11 p.m. But the Mother Superior sees Soosh's paintings and realizes that she has a true gift; she encourages her in her art and tries to help her put the broken pieces of her life together. Along the way, Soosh also falls in love with Felix (Dylan Walsh), who happens to run the art supply store where she steals most of her supplies. Changing Habits also stars Shelley Duvall as a speechless nun and Teri Garr as one of Soosh's co-workers.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/14/1998
UPC:
0783722712429
Original Release:
1997
Rating:
R
Source:
Allumination
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[Dolby Digital]
Time:
1:32:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Moira Kelly Soosh Teagarden
Christopher Lloyd Theo Teagarden
Dylan Walsh Felix
Shelley Duvall Sister Agatha
Eileen Brennan Mother Superior
Teri Garr Connie
Marissa Ribisi Erin
Bob Gunton Bishop Creighton
Anne Hanley Sister Humiliata
Frances Bay Midge

Technical Credits
Lynn Roth Director
Gail Bennett Production Designer
Cindy Cowan Executive Producer
James Dodson Producer
Abra Edelman Producer
Susan Godfrey Editor
Elisa Goodman Casting
Clayton Halsey Editor
Scott Davis Jones Screenwriter
Graham King Executive Producer
Denise Martinez Costumes/Costume Designer
Michael Mayers Cinematographer
David McHugh Songwriter
Angelo Palazzo Sound/Sound Designer
Dena Roth Production Designer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. Chapter 1 [2:35]
3. Chapter 2 [7:12]
4. Chapter 3 [14:23]
5. Chapter 4 [15:56]
6. Chapter 5 [12:54]
7. Chapter 6 [14:02]
8. Chapter 7 [7:34]
9. Chapter 8 [15:08]

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Changing Habits 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i loved this movie, this is about a young woman whose life has been unsettled and she seeks to put the pieces of her life together. this movie touched me because it shows how if one life is recovered, other lives follow. when one is hopeless, in grief, in suffering and tries to find their way, apparently they find it when they face the truth about their lives and decide to change it by doing the greater good and in turn it helps to heal their broken hearts. watch this movie you will be amazed how this young artist and thief changes her ways and allows love back into her heart.