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R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
Jack Slavin (Daniel Day-Lewis) is an environmentalist with a heart condition who lives with his daughter, Rose (Camilla Belle), on an isolated island. While Jack fights against developers who wish to build in the area, he also craves more contact with other people. When he invites his girlfriend, Kathleen (Catherine Keener), and her sons, Rodney (Ryan McDonald) and Thaddius (Paul Dano), to move in, Rose is upset. The complicated family dynamics makes things difficult for everyone in the house.

Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis , Catherine Keener , Camilla Belle , Beau Bridges , Jason Lee , Jena Malone , Paul Dano , Ryan McDonald

Director: Rebecca Miller

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)

Release Date: March 25th, 2005|1 hr. 51 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A self-conscious attempt at the brass ring. show more

  • 60
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Has density enough for several films. What's missing is spontaneity, and variety. And, throughout most of the narrative, velocity. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    A gut-punch of a movie, a potent, mesmerizing drama. show more

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