• The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2009)

The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

Release Date: December 30th, 2009

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Romance, jealousy and suspicion come into play after a rebellious heiress (Bryce Dallas Howard) loses a costly earring while in the company of a man (Chris Evans) she hired to escort her to a party.

Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Evans, Ellen Burstyn, Ann-Margret , Mamie Gummer, Will Patton, Jessica Collins, Barbara Garrick

Director: Jodie Markell

Genres: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Constellation

Keywords: Son, Forbidden love, Relationships, Emotional, Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The film has its rewards and one performance of great passion. That would be by Ellen Burstyn, as Miss Addie, who plays it all in her sick bed in a Tennessee country mansion with a debutante party going on downstairs. show more

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The story is a sketchy, dramatically muddled rumination on familiar Williams themes about the Old South and its brave, beautiful, rebellion women always on the brink of love, suicide or madness. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    This film is the closest we're going to get to anything new by Williams, and it's a respectable effort. show more

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