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A Girl Thing is a 2001 American made-for-television drama directed by Lee Rose. Consisting of four separate stories, the film premiered on Showtime on January 20, 2001, and concluded on January 27.[1] The ensemble cast includes Stockard Channing, Kate Capshaw, Elle Macpherson, Glenne Headly, Rebecca De Mornay, Allison Janney, Mia Farrow, Lynn Whitfield, Linda Hamilton, Camryn Manheim, and S. Epatha Merkerson.

A Girl Thing
GenreDrama, romance
Created byLee Rose
Screenplay byLee Rose
Directed byLee Rose
Theme music composerTerence Blanchard
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Cydney Bernard
CinematographyEric Van Haren Noman
Editor(s)Christopher Rouse
Running time237 minutes
Original networkShowtime
Original releaseJanuary 20 –
January 27, 2001


The stories involve patients of psychiatrist Dr. Beth Noonan. The first part is about an attorney (Lauren Travis) who has problems with intimacy and realizes that she is attracted to another woman (Casey Montgomery), an advertising executive. The second is an angry woman (Helen McCormack) and her sisters (Kim and Kathy McCormack) who must all learn to get along in order to receive inheritances from their deceased mother. The third is a wife (Nia Morgan) who enlists the help of her husband's mistress (Betty McCarthy) and a decoy (Rachel Logan) in taking revenge against him. In the fourth story, Beth Noonan is held captive by a mentally disturbed patient (Suzanne Nabor).

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The film received positive reviews from critics.


  1. ^ Oxman, Steven (January 17, 2001). "A Girl Thing". Variety. Retrieved 1 May 2019.

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