PG-13 | | Drama
A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
9 October 2002 | jdesando
It's been a while since I've seen as good a job at depicting the effects of a strong but flawed mother on her strong but impressionable daughter.
"White Oleander," adapted from Janet Fitch's best-selling novel, is hard and edgy about the bond between ...
Many people in the film industry felt sure that Michelle Pfeiffer would receive an Oscar nomination for her turn as the murderous mother, but the film's failure at the box-office coupled with the aggressive marketing campaign for Chicago (2002) actresses Queen Latifah and Catherine Zeta-Jones in the same ... ...
Looks don't interest me.
Paul: That's easy for you to say, you've never been ugly.
When Uncle Ray and Astrid are outside watching the meteor shower he lights a cigarette but when he takes a puff and pulls it away to blow out the smoke there is no smoke and the cigarette is not lit. When Starr comes out and asks what he is doing the cigarette is lit and smoldering.
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