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R| 2 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler (Tom Wilkinson) is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler (Sissy Spacek), a music teacher. He is involved in a love affair with a local single mother (Marisa Tomei). As the beauty of Maine's brief and fleeting summer comes to an end, these characters find themselves in the midst of unimaginable tragedy.

Cast: Sissy Spacek , Tom Wilkinson , Nick Stahl , Marisa Tomei , William Mapother , William Wise , Celia Weston , Karen Allen

Director: Todd Field

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

In the Bedroom (2001)

Release Date: November 23rd, 2001|2 hr. 18 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    An uncommonly good movie - a thriller that transcends thrills to become a heartfelt and heart-stopping personal drama. show more

  • 100
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A lot of actors are labeled "brave" for taking on difficult scripts like this, but Spacek is the real thing: an artist first, without vanity, and a movie star almost by default. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Bedroom succeeds with performances that get some of their power from imaginative casting. show more

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