• The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)

The Magic of Belle Isle

Release Date: July 6th, 2012

DVD Release Date: September 18th, 2012

PG |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

An alcoholic, disabled novelist (Morgan Freeman) finds his muse again after he moves into a lakeside cabin and meets a single mother (Virginia Madsen) and her daughters.

Cast: Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen, Madeline Carroll, Emma Fuhrmann, Nicolette Pierini, Kenan Thompson, Fred Willard, Ash Christian

Director: Rob Reiner

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Magnolia Pictures, Voltage Pictures, Castle Rock Entertainment

Keywords: Transformation , Emotional , Heartwarming , Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Rex ReedObserver

    The Magic of Belle Isle is a warm, human, feel-good experience about bringing out the best in people, one that brings out Morgan Freeman's best performance in years. show more

  • 50

    As sticky-sweet and textureless as a bowl of pudding, though an amused central performance from star Morgan Freeman continually finds nuance and the unexpected where there ultimately isn't any. show more

  • 50
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    Even in an underwritten role, the delightful Madsen shines in her best performance since her comeback role in "Sideways." show more

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