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Director Anne Fletcher warned her leading lady, 70, that she had to take the glamour down a notch to play Joyce. "I told her, 'There isn't going to be a magic lens for you,' " she says, referring to how many actresses of a certain age are often filmed in flattering ways. "She is breathtakingly beautiful with a gorgeous body. But she had to wear shleppy mom clothes. Moms of this generation still style their hair and wear makeup, but they want comfort. We had to erase Barbra out of it."