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"Parenthood" (also known as "Parenti, amici e tanti guai", "Wahnsinnsfamilie, Eine") is a Comedy/Drama film directed by Ron Howard, and written by Lowell Ganz (screenplay), released in the USA on July 31 of 1989 . Dianne Wiest is starring, alongside Steve Martin, Dennis Dugan, Mary Steenburgen, Paul Linke and Jason Robards.

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Who directed "Parenthood":

Parenthood was directed by Ron Howard, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before directing Parenthood, Ron Howard had directed Gung Ho, released in 1986, Cocoon (1985), Splash (1984), Night Shift (1982), Grand Theft Auto (1977). Since, he directed Backdraft, released in 1991, Far and Away (1992), The Paper (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Ransom (1996), and Edtv (1999).

What was the release date of "Parenthood":

Parenthood was first released in the United States on Monday, July 31, 1989.. This was thirty (30) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 12, 1990 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, June 07, 1990 in Germany; Thursday, October 05, 1989 in Australia and on Saturday, November 11, 1989 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Parenthood":

At the casting of Parenthood we find Dianne Wiest, previously seen in Bright Lights, Big City (1988) and September (1987); Steve Martin (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)); Dennis Dugan (The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988), Can't Buy Me Love (1987)) [ more... ]

  • Eileen Ryan and Dianne Wiest, Mary Steenburgen also appeared in I Am Sam, released in 2001.
  • Alisan Porter and Keanu Reeves also appeared together in I Love You to Death, released in 1990.
  • Dianne Wiest and Lowell Ganz also appeared in Robots, released in 2005.
  • Jason Robards and Mary Steenburgen also worked together in Melvin and Howard, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "Parenthood":

Gil Buckman (Martin), a neurotic sales executive, is trying to balance his family and his career in suburban St. Louis. When he finds out that his eldest son, Kevin, has emotional problems and needs therapy, and that his two younger children, daughter Taylor and youngest son Justin, both have issues as well, he begins to blame himself and questions his abilities as a father. When his wife, Karen (Steenburgen), becomes pregnant with their fourth child, he is unsure he can handle it.

He is frustrated [...]

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