White Oleander (2002)

PG-13   |    |  Drama

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A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.

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  • Cole Hauser and Alison Lohman in White Oleander (2002)
  • Renée Zellweger and Alison Lohman in White Oleander (2002)
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  • Michelle Pfeiffer and Renée Zellweger in White Oleander (2002)
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Melissa McCarthy appears briefly as the EMS person moving Astrid on a stretcher following the shooting at the foster home


Astrid: You're either an artist or you're not. You are.


When Astrid, Starr, and Carolee are driving to go get clothes, Starr refers to the reverend of their church as "Reverend Thomas." However, in every other scene before and after this, the reverend is referred to as "Reverend Daniels." Perhaps his name is Thomas Daniels.

Alternate Versions

Additional scenes featured on the DVD release that is not from the final print:

  • A scene where Astrid defends her brother (in the first foster home) after Starr beats him up.
  • A scene immediately after featuring Astrid and her brother (still in the first foster home) lying to the parademic asking how he broke his arm.
  • A scene where Claire can't decide which cereal they want to eat for breakfast and makes Astrid choose one.
  • A scene featuring Claire and Astrid riding home in the car after visiting Ingrid (Michelle Pfeiffer). Claire tells Astrid what Ingrid told her.
  • A scene where Astrid is drawing Claire's picture and Mark asking Astrid if she took his pen.
  • A scene where Astrid leaves to go back to Mac. Mark asks Astrid if she wants to go to Claire's funeral in which she declines to. He then gives her a lot of money before getting to the van.


One Perfect Thing
Written by
Girls Against Boys
Performed by Girls Against Boys
Courtesy of Jade Tree
By Arrangement with Crusty Old Timer, L.L.C.


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