Hello Mother, Hello Father

Notable parents, both real and fictional, get creative in these spring offerings.

FILM

Belle

Inspired by the true story, the illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife but struggles to find acceptance in the traditions of her social standing. In theatres May 2.

Maleficent

Famous mom Angelina Jolie briefly shares the big screen with daughter Vivienne in this retelling of the classic Sleeping Beauty tale from the perspective of its memorable villain. In theatres May 30.

 

MUSIC

Ghost Stories

Coldplay

Father of Apple and Moses, Chris Martin and fellow bandmates release their sixth studio album described as a “stripped-down, more acoustic collection.” Releases May 16.

 

PAGES

 

The Matchmaker

Written by Elin Hilderbrand

Little, Brown and Company

Mom Dabney Kimball Beech plays matchmaker to daughter Agnes and others in this romantic summertime romance set in Nantucket. Available June 24.

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