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Title:
Dr. T & the women
Author:
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006.
Uniform Title:
Dr. T & the women (Motion picture)
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : Artisan Home Entertainment, 2001.

©2000
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
An overworked, socially-in-demand gynecologist finds his life coming apart at the seams. His family life is chaotic and he finds himself falling for the sexy new golf pro.
General Note:
Widescreen presentation.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.

"11548"--Container.

Closed-captioned.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rated R, graphic nudity, some sexiality.
UPC:
012236115489
Format :
DVD

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Director Robert Altman reteams with Cookie's Fortune scribe Anne Rapp for this tale of a Dallas gynecologist and the parade of anxious patients, haggard family members, and potential love interests who come his way. Richard Gere plays the titular role of Dr. Sullivan Travis, a calm, successful, and much sought-after ob-gyn who witnesses his normally stable life come apart over the course of one rainy autumn. As the film opens, Dr. T and his wife Kate (Farrah Fawcett) are preparing for the wedding of their Dallas Cowboys cheerleader daughter Dee Dee (Kate Hudson). Their other daughter -- the Kennedy-assassination conspiracy theorist Connie (Tara Reid) -- has her doubts about the impending nuptials, but Dr. T chalks them up to routine sibling jealousy. Meanwhile, escaping a messy divorce, boozy sister-in-law Peggy (Laura Dern) moves into the Travis household with her three toddler daughters in tow. For release, Dr. T finds solace target shooting and golfing (occasionally at the same time) with his buddies, and at his country club, he meets a beguiling golf pro, Bree (Helen Hunt). When the childlike Kate loses her grip on reality during a flatware shopping spree, Bree offers to give the kindly doctor some lessons in his swing -- both on and off the fairways. Dr. T had its North American Premiere at the 2000 Toronto International Film Fest. ~ Michael Hastings, Rovi


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