• Virginia (2012)


Release Date: May 18th, 2012

DVD Release Date: August 21st, 2012

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

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Scott TobiasNPR

    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

  • 30
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 50

    Virginia is like a box full of someone's long ago summer vacation keepsakes: pretty, but representative of memories and meaning no one else will be able to grasp. show more

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