Mary and Martha Poster

Release Date: 2013

DVD Release Date: September 10th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
After losing their sons to malaria, two women (Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethyn) dedicate their lives to helping others affected by the disease.

Cast: Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethyn, James Woods, Frank Grillo, Ian Redford, Stephanie Faracy, Sam Claflin, Bea Miller

Director: Phillip Noyce

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • In heart-tugging fashion, writer Richard Curtis and director Phillip Noyce frame the duo's attempts to raise awareness about this preventable disease [malaria]. show more

  • While Swank and Blethyn make everything they’re in more remarkable for their presence, the movie plays more like a based-on-fact Lifetime flick than an HBO work of fiction. show more

  • While well acted and artfully shot, it suffers from message movie traps. show more

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