Inventing the Abbotts
1997
**½
Director: Pat O’Connor
Cast: Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Jennifer Connelly, Billy Crudup, Kathy Baker

A likeable but obvious story about two working class brothers who become obsessed with the local tycoon and his beautiful daughters. This soapy drama is set in the 1950s and it follows its predictable course. Based on Sue Miller’s short story.