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Kenneth Lonergan

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About the Movie

From Academy Award® Nominee writer/director Kenneth Lonergan comes a stirring drama of rare beauty and shocking gravity. Anna Paquin, Matt Damon and Mark Ruffalo lead a celebrated cast in the story of a Manhattan teenager whose life is profoundly altered after witnessing a terrible accident. Experience an emotional teen’s extraordinary journey to set things right as her innocent ideals come crashing against the harsh realities of the adult world.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 92
  • Fresh: 68
  • Rotten: 24
  • Average Rating: 7.1/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Margaret comes apart at the seams as you watch it, but it gives off a lovely light. Seek it out. You can thank me later. – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone, Jan 13, 2012

Fresh: For all its awkwardness and uncertainty, the film is a city symphony, romantic yet scathing, lyrical with street life and vaulting skylines, reckless with first adventure... – Richard Brody, New Yorker, Oct 10, 2011

Fresh: An ambitious, novelistic, sprawling story that attempts to show a young woman's internal development while simultaneously conveying the soul of modern-day New York. – Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle, Oct 7, 2011

Rotten: Margaret is a mess. An impressive mess, but a mess nonetheless. – Tom Long, Detroit News, Oct 7, 2011

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Customer Reviews


Kenneth Lonergan is gifted, compassionate and kind, with an ear for human dialogue. The film is messy but as messy as everyday life. The performances are real - the moment when Matthew Broderick is dumbfounded by one of his student"s responses to King Lear captures the confusing nature of human perception. For some reason that I can only intuit, this scene captures the essence of the film: human confusion. It"s simply awesome!

maybe the depth surpasses me...

the excellent reviews led me on - unfortunately, I found the movie had various lengths and a certain lack of focus. I understand the point in depicting a young woman unravel in the adult world, but I would have expected something more from the director - some sort of culmination that never happens.

Definitely worth the rent

Wow.. Just got finished watching this movie and all I can say is that it's amazing. Don't go in expecting a 5 star movie but it's so different like it feels more like real life than other movies. I really connected with the emotional issues concerning the family life. Definitely a favorite movie now. Loved it!

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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2012

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