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The father is played by Dan Aykroyd and the new cosmetologist by Jamie Lee Curtis , and they're both lonely as the movie opens; Aykroyd hasn't dated in 20 years, and Curtis confides that she took the job "even though I don't much like dead people" because she saw that a family lived there and thought it would be good for her.
Vada is jealous as she begins to lose her father's full attention, but that gets taken care of, too, all in good time. And then something tragic happens, just as it did in "Man in the Moon," and Vada has to learn to accept the hurt of life. The movie pays full respect to her loss; there isn't a hasty and emotional ending, but a conclusion that shows how Vada makes her accommodation with loss - and a scene within which a deep truth is spoken.
The beauty in this film is in its directness. There are some obligatory scenes. But there are also some very original and touching ones. This is a movie that has its heart in the right place. Roger Ebert was the film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times from until his death in Among other things, the film is a nostalgic valentine to Los Angeles in palmier days when the city still wore the mystique of a laid-back, post-hippie lotus land.
Roger Ebert awarded the film two out of four stars, noting that it "seems inspired mostly by the opportunity to recycle the title of a successful film. Scrutinizing the popularity of the first film, perhaps the producers thought it depended on gentle sentimentality, in which a likable young girl deals with the loss of loved ones. As an idea for a series, this is fairly dangerous I think it's time to give Vada a break, before she becomes a necrophile, and starts spending all of her time upstairs like Emily Dickinson , writing bleak little poems.
For several years Still My Girl was proposed as the third motion picture in the My Girl movie franchise and it was in development at Columbia Pictures. In his United Kingdom talk show interview with host Michael Parkinson , Dan Aykroyd stated that Columbia had an interest in getting this off the ground and strong interest in Anna Chlumsky returning to her role as Vada.
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