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A Map of the World (1999)

R | | Drama | 21 January 2000 (USA)
A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property.

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School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting charges of child abuse. Written by ccampbell

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A story about the amazing places life can take you. See more »

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Rated R for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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O Mapa do Mundo  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$14,017, 5 December 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$544,538, 9 July 2000
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Alice Goodwin: I am trying to have a complete nervous breakdown, and no one will let me do it in peace!
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Referenced in Decker: The Butterfly Effect (2016) See more »

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A bravura performance by Sigourney Weaver
8 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

It is a pity that "A Map of the World" was not better directed. It had it all, a wonderful story, brilliant actors but the movie somehow lacked guidance. In spite of this problem, Sigourney Weaver was nothing short of magnificent, her performance did deserve an Academy Award nomination. It is astonishing how well she plays roles that range from comedy to drama, always doing it beautifully. If "A Map of the World" were to be directed by somebody else, it would have been a masterpiece.


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