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R| 2 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
New York high-school student Lisa Cohen (Anna Paquin) inadvertently causes an accident in which a bus driver (Mark Ruffalo) runs over a pedestrian (Allison Janney). Guilt-stricken over her role in the woman's death, Lisa's mood swings from normal to furious, with her angry outbursts mostly directed at her mother (J. Smith-Cameron). Lisa reaches out to the dead woman's best friend (Jeannie Berlin) and the bus driver, but her failed efforts to make amends only lead to more hostility.

Cast: Anna Paquin , J. Smith-Cameron , Jean Reno , Jeannie Berlin , Allison Janney , Matthew Broderick , Matt Damon , Mark Ruffalo

Director: Kenneth Lonergan

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Fox Searchlight

Margaret (2011)

Release Date: September 30th, 2011|2 hr. 29 min.

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  • October 22, 2012 KACHITO
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    Fantastic movie...fantastic script....loved it. Also New York City plays as another character of the movie...Great acting too. Anna has matured as a great actress...Kudos to her and everyone involved in this complex movie...

  • July 25, 2012 vince
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    I enjoyed it though it was a bit long. Great acting kept my attention throughout.

  • July 14, 2012 Marian
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    In the version we saw today, I think there is a good movie in there somewhere, and a couple interesting performances. But this version seemed to need some really good editing. Apparently it had been edited down to 150 minutes (?! there was more?)...however, so much more could\'ve been sacrificed to make a much tighter story. And so many really good actors were wasted in very small roles. So many scenes meant nothing. On writing this I just decided to take my \"vote\" down from 3 stars to 2.

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