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Drama, Comedy, Family

Before You Know It

A pair of sisters find out that the mother they thought was dead is alive and starring on a soap opera.


Before You Know It


Stage manager Rachel Gurner still lives in her childhood apartment—along with her off-kilter actress sister, Jackie; eccentric playwright father Mel; and deadpan preteen niece Dodge—above the tiny theatre they own and operate. Level-headed and turtleneck-wearing Rachel is the only thing standing between her family and utter chaos. Then, in the wake of a sudden family tragedy, Rachel and Jackie learn their presumed-deceased mother is actually alive and thriving as a soap-opera star. Now the sisters’ already-precarious balance turns upside down, and Rachel must figure out how to liberate herself from this surreal imbroglio.

  • Director Hannah Pearl Utt
  • Writer Jen Tullock, Hannah Pearl Utt
  • Producers Mallory Schwartz, Josh Hetzler, James Brown
  • Cast Hannah Pearl Utt, Jen Tullock, Carly Brooke, Mandy Patinkin, Alec Baldwin, Mike Colter
  • Runtime 98mins
  • Country USA

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