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Plot, Details & Awards

Rabbit Hole

(2010)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, some drug use and language.

PG-13 In Theaters 12/17/2010 , 91min.
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Plot & Details

'Rabbit Hole' is a vivid, hopeful, honest and unexpectedly witty portrait of a family searching for what remains possible in the most impossible of all situations.

Becca and Howie Corbett (Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart) are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. While Becca finds pain in the familiar, Howie finds comfort.

The shifts come in abrupt, unforeseen moments. Becca hesitantly opens up to her opinionated, loving mother (Dianne Wiest) and secretly reaches out to the teenager involved in the accident that changed everything (Miles Teller); while Howie lashes out and imagines solace with another woman (Sandra Oh). Yet, as off track as they are, the couple keeps trying to find their way back to a life that still holds the potential for beauty, laughter and happiness. The resulting journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actress Nicole Kidman Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nicole Kidman Nominated

AFI Fest

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 AFI Fest Film Presented Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Screenplay David Lindsay-Abaire Nominated
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Aaron Eckhart Nominated
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Female Lead Nicole Kidman Nominated
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Director John Cameron Mitchell Nominated
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