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PG-13| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Stanley Phillips (John Cusack) receives the kind of news that every spouse of a soldier dreads: His wife, Grace, has been killed in Iraq. He has to find a way to break the news to his two young daughters, Heidi (Shélan O'Keefe) and Dawn (Gracie Bednarczyk), but cannot bring himself to do it. Stanley takes the girls on a road trip to Florida, all the while searching for the right time and place to tell them about their mother's fate.

Cast: John Cusack , Shélan O'Keefe , Gracie Bednarczyk , Alessandro Nivola , Doug Dearth , Doug James , Marisa Tomei , Mary Kay Place

Director: James C. Strouse

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Grace is Gone (2007)

Release Date: December 7th, 2007|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Simplicity -- four-square, not sappy -- is rare in film. James C. Strouse had it in his script for Lonesome Jim. As writer and first-time director, he gives Grace Is Gonethe quiet power to sneak up and floor you. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    As subtle and shattering as its title. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Bednarczyk's natural instincts put most programmed Hollywood moppets to shame, and the quietly affecting O'Keefe shows genuine talent. show more

  • May 22, 2008 Raymond
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    Oscar nod for Cusack good cry feel sad movie

  • May 22, 2008 mimi4x
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    This place was a horrific experience for my child and myself.

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