• Marion Bridge (2002)

Marion Bridge

Release Date: 2002

DVD Release Date: April 5th, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Driven away by dysfunction and repressed memories of child abuse at the hands of her father, recovering alcoholic Agnes (Molly Parker) returns home to Sydney, Nova Scotia, upon news that her ill mother, Rose (Marguerite McNeil), is expected to die soon. At home, the damaged Agnes joins her two equally scarred sisters, Theresa (Rebecca Jenkins) and Louise (Stacy Smith), in the caretaking responsibilities of their mother, a reunion that begins the process of emotional healing for the four women.

Cast: Molly Parker, Rebecca Jenkins, Stacy Smith, Marguerite McNeil, Ellen Page, Hollis McLaren, Emmy Alcorn, Joseph Rutten

Director: Wiebke von Carolsfeld

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 2000s, Mother, Sister, Emotional, House, Daughter, Rivalry, Rescue, Sacrifice, Love

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Rick GroenThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Always engaging and often compelling. show more

  • 75
    Edward GuthmannSan Francisco Chronicle

    Downbeat but ultimately hopeful, it's a domestic tragedy that cuts clearly to the bone, finding emotional nuance among the family's knotty secrets and dense layers of subterfuge. show more

  • 63
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    This Canadian film is extraordinarily low-key, considering the explosive secrets the sisters unearth, but that is part of its strength. show more

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