When a Man Loves a Woman
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When a Man Loves a Woman
A dramatic treatment of a family torn apart by alcoholism and recovering from it, this was a star vehicle for popular actress Meg Ryan, who plays Alice Green, a school counselor who has a serious drinking problem. Her husband is Michael (Andy Garcia), an airline pilot. Though she's lighthearted and loving, Alice is often reckless and, when drunk, even neglects her children, nine-year-old daughter Jess (Tina Majorino) from a previous marriage, and four-year-old daughter Casey (Mae Whitman), whose father is Michael. After an accident, Alice realizes that she has "hit bottom" and… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Meg Ryan gives a solid peformance in this flawed melodrama about alcoholics"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"There won't be a dry eye in the house. Just sublime."
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Salutes the inner work that must be done to keep alive the sacred dimensions of love and commitment."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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