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The Family Stone

The Family Stone is a feature film written and directed by Thomas Bezucha and released on December 16, 2005. It is an ensemble piece depicting the holiday misadventures of the Stone family when the eldest son brings his girlfriend home intending to propose to her with the cherished family engagement ring. The film stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Craig T. Nelson, Diane Keaton, Luke Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Brian J. White, Claire Danes and Dermot Mulroney. Parker was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy. The title's meaning is three-fold. It refers literally to an heirloom diamond wedding ring the family owns. It also refers to the family last name of "Stone". Ultimately it alludes to the character of Sybil, the family matriarch who holds them all together. The movie is set during Christmas in the fictional town of Thayer, Connecticut. Everett (Mulroney) has brought home Meredith (Parker) to meet his family, the Stones. Even before they arrive, however...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article The Family Stone. You should replace/update it...