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Postcards from the Edge (1990)

R
101 min | Comedy, Drama

A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.
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Writer
Carrie Fisher (book) (screenplay)
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Patrizia von Brandenstein (as Patrizia Von Brandenstein)
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$22,000,000
Opening weekend
$7,871,856
Gross (US & Canada)
$39,071,603
Gross (World)
$39,071,603
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Release date
Sep 14, 1990 (United States)

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6.7 / 10 | 14,408 votes