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R| 1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Wendy (Michelle Williams), a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to Alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, Lucy. Already perilously close to losing everything, Wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested for shoplifting dog food. When she posts bail and returns to retrieve Lucy, she finds that the dog is gone, prompting a frantic search for her pet.

Cast: Michelle Williams , Will Patton , Will Oldham , John Robinson , Wally Dalton , Larry Fessenden , Brenna Beardsley , Ayanna Berkshire

Director: Kelly Reichardt

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Oscilloscope Pictures

Wendy and Lucy (2008)

Release Date: December 10th, 2008|1 hr. 20 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 6 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Simple story, beautifully told. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A film that might have seemed faintly academic six months ago becomes an anxious expression of its historical moment. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    An evocative film with a believable and subtly enthralling lead performance that gets deeply under your skin. show more

  • November 18, 2012 Jim
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    Michelle Williams plays an absolutey fascinating character. I found the whole story to be true to real life and a parallel of the real life struggles of so many in our country. I would say the only problem I find with the storyline is you were left wanting to know more, but life doesn\'t always end up in a pretty bow either and the deirector left you to decide what ever happens to her character.

  • April 23, 2010 drarthurwells
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    Powerful low budget film about love and its bonds. Similar to Umberto 'D in effect (seems to be a copy of Umberto 'D).

  • November 09, 2009 BUrban2877
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    Great movie. Amazing performance by Michelle Williams.

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