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The Lovely Bones

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving disturbing violent content and images, and some language.

PG-13 In Theaters 12/11/2009 , 135min.
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Plot & Details

Fourteen-year-old Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) is just experiencing the pangs of first love when she's viciously murdered by her neighbor Mr. Harvey (Stanley Tucci), a predatory wolf with a deceptively mundane appearance. As her family slowly begins drifting apart while struggling to make sense of their loss, Susie bravely attempts to find her footing in the hereafter. Meanwhile, down on earth, Mr. Harvey is feeling confident that he's covered his tracks well enough to get away with the crime, and begins honing in on his next victim -- Susie's younger sister, Lindsey (Rose McIver), who's beginning to suspect that he's not the harmless suburbanite he portrays himself to be. Director Peter Jackson reteams with King Kong and Lord of the Rings trilogy co-screenwriters Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh to adapt Alice Sebold's bestselling novel for the big screen.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actor Stanley Tucci Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Supporting Actor Stanley Tucci Nominated
2009 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actress Saoirse Ronan Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Stanley Tucci Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Supporting Actor Stanley Tucci Nominated
2009 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actress Saoirse Ronan Nominated

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