From Academy Award® nominated* writer/director Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count On Me) comes a stirring drama Rolling Stone calls “a film 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. It’s an “extraordinarily ambitious film,” raves Time Magazine.
*Original Screenplay, You Can Count on Me, 2000; Original Screenplay, Gangs of New York (Screenplay by Jay Cocks and Steve Zaillian and Kenneth Lonergan; Story by Jay Cocks), 2002.
Disc 1: Theatrical Feature Blu-ray
Disc 2: Writer/Director Kenneth Lonergan’s Never-Before-Seen Extended Cut of Margaret on DVD
Cast & Crew
Blessed with natural performances and brisk pacing, this unusual little movie would like us to know just one thing: Passion is fine, but a pal is priceless.
[A] moving, engagingly low-key curio.
Narrative conflicts are introduced and swatted away in favor of an amiable sentimentality, two nice people being nice to each other.
Here is a sweet, delicate story about friendship.