The Shipping News Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 9838

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 32

Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2001

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Lasse Hallström

Actors: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Pete Postlethwaite, Scott Glenn

Plot: Traumatizing events finds a man and his young daughter returning to his ancestral Newfoundland home where he finds kinship in the town with the local newspaper column and maybe a connection that will help him rebuild his life. -- Chris Kavan

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Allison - wrote on 09/18/2007

I like Lasse Hallstrom. The book was so messed up. The author wrote in FRAGMENTS. I am not kidding. I felt Julianna moore and Cate Blanchett should have switched roles. It would have made sense for Julianne Moore to play the bad, whorish wife and for Cate to play the widow.

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