Mother-Daughter Directors Nancy Meyers and Hallie Meyers-Shyer Nancy Meyers is the filmmaker behind comedies like Something's Gotta Give and It's Complicated. Now her daughter, Hallie Meyers-Shyer, is joining the family business with her debut film Home Again, which stars Reese Witherspoon. Host Linda Holmes talks to the mother-daughter team about working together, the challenges of making an indie rom-com, and building worlds through beautiful homes.
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Mother-Daughter Directors Nancy Meyers and Hallie Meyers-Shyer

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Mother-Daughter Directors Nancy Meyers and Hallie Meyers-Shyer

Mother-Daughter Directors Nancy Meyers and Hallie Meyers-Shyer

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Nancy Meyers is the filmmaker behind comedies like Something's Gotta Give and It's Complicated. Now her daughter, Hallie Meyers-Shyer, is joining the family business with her debut film Home Again, which stars Reese Witherspoon. Host Linda Holmes talks to the mother-daughter team about working together, the challenges of making an indie rom-com, and building worlds through beautiful homes.

Nancy Meyers (right) and her daughter, Hallie Meyers-Shyer. (Both are pictured at Home Again's Los Angeles premiere in August.) Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Nancy Meyers (right) and her daughter, Hallie Meyers-Shyer. (Both are pictured at Home Again's Los Angeles premiere in August.)

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