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R| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
A troubled single mother (Jennifer Connelly) carries on an affair with a married sheriff (Ed Harris) and struggles to raise her son in their small-minded town.

Cast: Jennifer Connelly , Ed Harris , Emma Roberts , Harrison Gilbertson , Amy Madigan , Toby Jones , Carrie Preston , Yeardley Smith

Director: Dustin Lance Black

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Entertainment One

Virginia (2010)

Release Date: May 18th, 2012|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • The movie as a whole falls victim to a dewy kind of Tennessee Williams-itis, as Black plops too many wanna-be, colorful twists - imminent illness, botched robberies, fake pregnancies - into what is at heart a gently heartbreaking rendering. show more

  • Presumably a glib attack on sanctimonious small-town religious hypocrisy informed by Black's own strict Mormon upbringing, the film is tonally all over the place, eventually settling in a rut that comes a lot closer to resembling bad camp than edgy satire. show more

  • Connelly, Harris and Amy Madigan, as Tipton's devastated wife, all do their best to bring a measure of soul to Black's creations, but there's something fundamentally synthetic about Virginia, which lays bare its influences without doing much to reanimate them. show more

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