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How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

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Release Date
 USA: Oct 6, 1995
DVD Release Date
 R1: Feb 23, 1999

MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for a scene of drug use, some sensuality and nudity.

Running Time
1 hour, 49 minutes

Country USA

Production Companies
Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures

Studio Amblin Entertainment, Universal

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• How to Make an American Quilt (1995)



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Genre: Romance, Drama, Tear Jerker, Love, Coming Of Age

Tagline: There's beauty in the patterns of life.

Plot: Director Jocelyn Moorhouse's film adaptation of the novel by Whitney Otto stars Winona Ryder as Finn Dodd, a Berkeley graduate student on summer hiatus at her grandmother's home to work on her thesis and ponder a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Sam (Dermot Mulroney). Finn's grandma, Hy (Ellen Burstyn), lives with her great aunt, Glady Jo (Anne Bancroft), at their idyllic Northern California home. The two fiery women meet with seven older female relatives and close friends for a regular quilting bee, led by Anna (Maya Angelou). Over the course of the summer, Finn contemplates her future while gaining insight into love and relationships from the different members of the quilting bee. Their experiences are brought to life as each woman shares a unique tale with the confused young woman. The interwoven memories of each sage member of the quilting bee--including Constance (Kate Nelligan); Anna's daughter, Mariana (Alfre Woodard); and Finn's free-spirited mother, Sally (Kate Capshaw)--become lessons in love, pain, and emotional growth for Finn as the women work to make her wedding quilt. Each memory becomes a vivid flashback subtly weaving the past and present together to create a colorful collection of stories, featuring young stars including Claire Danes and Samantha Mathis as

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 Directed by
Jocelyn Moorhouse
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 Written by
Jane Anderson
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 Cast
Winona Ryder
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Anne Bancroft
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Ellen Burstyn
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Alfre Woodard
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Kate Capshaw
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Adam Baldwin
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Dermot Mulroney
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 Music By
Thomas Newman
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