Previewing 'Mental'

Australian director P.J. Hogan reunites with his "Muriel's Wedding" leading lady, the incomparable Toni Collette, for his latest comedy, "Mental," screening at next week's KCET Cinema Series.

"MENTAL" Screening Info:


  • Producer Jerry Zucker


  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    7:00 PM


  • Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    Leonard H. Goldenson Theater
    5220 Lankershim Blvd.
    North Hollywood, CA. 91601

A $21 donation gets you in at the door. Please call (747) 201-5800 for reservations

"Mental" tells the story of the Moochmore sisters, 5 young girls convinced they each suffer from one mental illness or another. After their mother is hospitalized for a nervous breakdown herself, their politician father, the philandering Barry (Anthony LaPaglia), impulsively picks up wild and crazy hitchhiker Shaz (Collette) and installs her in his home as the girls' nanny. "Mental" also stars Liev Schreiber, Rebecca Gibney, and Deborah Mailman and is out in theaters March 29th.

Prolific producer Jerry Zucker ("Airplane!", "Naked Gun," "My Best Friend's Wedding," "Friends with Benefits") joins series host Pete Hammond for a Q&A after the screening!

Want to win a FREE pair of passes to the screening? Answer the following trivia question correctly for your chance: For what film was Toni Collette nominated for an Oscar? [Winner chosen at random among correct answers; contest ends March 25th at 5:00 PM] Click here for contest rules.

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