“Acceptance” premieres on Lifetime August 22nd at 9 PM ET/WT

The Movie “Acceptance” premieres on the Lifetime TV channel, August 22nd at 9 PM ET/PT. “Acceptance,” scored by film composers Alan Derian and Richard Marvin, stars two time Oscar nominee Joan Cusack as an obsessed mother intent on getting her daughter, played by Mae Whitman (Independence Day, One Fine Day, Arrested Development) into an Ivy league school. The movie is based on the critically acclaimed book Acceptance: A Novel by Susan Coll, and is directed by Sanaa Hamri, who directed “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.”