Beautiful is a American comedy-drama film directed by Sally Field starring Minnie Driver, Joey Lauren Adams, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Herta Ware, and Kathleen Turner. The plot deals with the sacrifices that contestants in the Miss America pageant typically must make. The film was both a critical and a commercial. Drama With Minnie Driver, Hallie Eisenberg, Joey Lauren Adams, Kathleen Turner. Mona sacrifices everything, including family, in pursuit of a beauty pageant victory. As its title, the movie is beautiful but based upon a lot of pain and sufferings. This sadness is all the more harrowing than the entire cast is feminine. 29 Sep "Beautiful" should have gone through lots and lots more rewrites before it was imposed on audiences. It's a movie with so many inconsistencies, improbabilities, unanswered questions and unfinished characters that we have to suspend not only disbelief but also intelligence.
20 Feb Movie Info. Academy Award-winning actress Sally Field makes her debut as a director of a theatrical feature with this gently satiric comedy. Mona Hibbard ( Minnie Driver) is a woman from a small town in Illinois who never enjoyed much of a rapport with her parents. Looking for approval and validation. 12 Jun Sign number 47 that you are watching a bad movie: when you stop caring about the characters in a weepy dramedy and keep noticing the Pepsi cans. I'm not kidding. There are Pepsi cans all over the place in "Beautiful." A supermarket scene has all of the Pepsi products IN FOCUS and everything else at a.