In Movie Theaters March 29, 2013
Mental release date March 29, 2013
The About face: A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.
The Wild side: The Moochmore girls are certain they all suffer from some kind of undiagnosed mental illness - because if they’re not crazy then they’re just unpopular. Their mother Shirley (Rebecca Gibney), unable to cope with her demanding daughters and unsupported by her philandering politician husband, Barry (Anthony LaPaglia), suffers a nervous breakdown. After Barry commits his wife to a mental hospital (telling his constituents that “she’s on holiday”) he finds himself alone with five teenage girls he barely knows. Desperate, he impulsively picks up a hitchhiker named Shaz (Toni Collette) and installs her in his home as nanny to his daughters.
The Movie facts: How far both multi-Oscar nominee Toni Collette and My Best Friend's Wedding and Muriel's Wedding director, P. J. Hogan, have fallen.
Mental makes its debut on Video On Demand and in theaters the same day, a sure sign of a movie box office stinkeroo.
Cast: Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Liev Schreiber
Director: PJ Hogan
Movie Rating: TBD
Studio: Dada Films
Below, British movie poster of Mental, which was released in Great Britian's theaters in 2012.
Below, Mental teaser movie poster, released in 2011.