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Divine secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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English or French dialogue; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Fionnula Flanagan, James Garner, Cherry Jones, Ashley Judd, Shirley Knight, Angus MacFadyen, Maggie Smith.

Publication Information

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2009]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (116 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG-13; mature thematic elements, language and brief sensuality.


Playwright Siddalee Walker is on the verge of opening a new play. She gives a magazine interview in which she discusses her unhappy childhood. Her mother is furious and cuts her off. Her mother's friends, who as children formed a secret society, the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, kidnap Siddalee from her New York apartment and take her home to Louisiana. The Sisterhood hopes to explain her mother's history and to patch up the rift between mother and daughter.


Title from container.

Based on the novels "Divine secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" and "Little altars everywhere" by Rebecca Wells.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.

Special features: 8 additional scenes ; cast commentary with Ashley Judd and director/screenwriter Callie Khouri ; filmmaker commentary with Callie Khouri, executive producer Lisa Stewart, producers Bonnie Bruckheimer and Hunt Lowry, editor Andrew Marcus and composer T Bone Burnett ; 2 featurettes: Unlocking the Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Ya-Ya Sisterhood scrapbook ; Alison Krauss "Sitting in the window of my room" music video ; theatrical trailer.

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