Mommie Dearest

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Director

Frank Perry

Cast

Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford

Diana Scarwid as Adult Christina Crawford

Mara Hobel as Child Christina Crawford

Steve Forrest as Gregg Savitt

Howard da Silva as Louis B. Mayer

Rutanya Alda as Carol Ann

Harry Goz as Alfred Steele

Michael Edwards as Ted Gelber

Writers

Frank Perry (screenplay)

Frank Yablans (screenplay)

Tracy Hotchner (screenplay)

Robert Getchell (screenplay)

Christina Crawford (book)


Summary

Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first the family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from MGM studios, her callous and abusive behavior towards them becomes even more pronounced.
Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first the family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from MGM studios, her callous and abusive behavior towards them becomes even more pronounced.

Genre

Drama, Biography

Released

September 18, 1981

Runtime

2hrs 9min

MPAA

Rated R

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