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Serena

R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary

North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George (Bradley Cooper) and Serena Pemberton (Jennifer Lawrence), love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a man’s life in the wilderness. With power and influence now in their hands, the Pembertons refuse to let anyone stand in the way of their inflated love and ambitions. However, once Serena discovers George’s hidden past and faces an unchangeable fate of her own, the Pemberton’s passionate marriage begins to unravel leading toward a dramatic reckoning.
 

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence , Bradley Cooper , Toby Jones , Rhys Ifans , David Dencik , Ana Ularu , Sean Harris , Sam Reid

Director: Susanne Bier

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Serena (2014)

Release Date: March 27th, 2015|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • Audiences forced to endure the 109 coma-inducing minutes of Serena should bring an e-book or a soft pillow. show more

  • Funny how there are fans of Jennifer Lawrence who will never see her in Serena. It’s not her best film, but it contains one of her best performances, in a role that challenges her more than any other. show more

  • Any kind of acting requires courage. Great acting requires formidable courage. Then there’s the dogged courage, spawned by devotion to duty, of wonderful actors like these, doing what they’re asked to do even though they must know that it’s no damned good. show more

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