Margaret Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 14859

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 16

Theatrical Release Date: 09/30/2011

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Kenneth Lonergan

Actors: Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Kieran Culkin

Plot: A young woman witnesses a tragic bus accident and in the aftermath she tries to set things right but she's not prepared for the emotional impact it will have on her life. -- Chris Kavan

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Daniel Corleone
Daniel Corleone
Movie God

Rating of
3/4

Margaret review

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 08/03/2012

Slow paced character driven drama that has an intellectual script is worth based on its moral lessons and the amazing acting of Anna Paquin coupled with some big name supporting cast. Lisa Cohen (Anna Paquin) searches for a cowboy hat for her trip with her family. She notices a bus driver named Jason Berstone (Mark Ruffalo) who was wearing one, and accidentally kills a pedestrian. Joan Cohen (J. Smith-Cameron).is not in good terms with her daughter and meets Ramon Cameron (Jean Reno). Damon and Reno didn't have much speaking roles but Ruffalo delivers. Anna Paquin was exceptional and authentic. Camera angles were detailed and screenplay clever. Score was operatic and plot realistic. Only qualms this reviewer had was how unlikable the lead character was and a few extended scenes …

Alexandros
Alexandros
Movie Star

Rating of
2.5/4

Margaret Review

Alexandros - wrote on 07/14/2012

Currently, Lisa(Anna Paquin) has other things on her mind that go beyond being accused of cheating on a math test like the attention of Darren(Josh Gallagher Jr.) who sorta, maybe asks her out. In the meantime, she needs a cowboy hat for a future ranch trip with her father but cannot find any on the Upper West Side until she sees one being worn by a bus driver(Mark Ruffalo). Tragically, she distracts him enough that he runs a red light, running over a pedestrian(Allison Janney) who dies in Lisa's arms. Lisa's mother, Joan(J. Smith-Camerson), would stay home to look after her but Lisa tells her that she is okay, leaving Joan to meet a handsome stranger(Jean Reno) after her performance on stage is over. On the one hand, "Margaret" is long and not without its share of flaws such as being …

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