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Marion Bridge (2002)

Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  18 April 2003 (Canada)
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Three estranged sisters reunite to care for their dying mother and old conflicts and secrets return to the surface.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Agnes
Rebecca Jenkins ...
Theresa
Stacy Smith ...
Louise
Marguerite McNeil ...
Rose
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Hollis McLaren ...
Chrissy
Emmy Alcorn ...
Dory
Joseph Rutten ...
Ken
Nicola Lipman ...
Valerie
Jackie Torrens ...
Marlene
Kevin Curran ...
Sandy
Ashley MacIsaac ...
Mickey
Heather Rankin ...
Sue
Linda Busby ...
Evie
Stephen Manuel ...
Tavern Bartender
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Agnes returns to her hometown in Nova Scotia to reunite with her estranged sisters and care for her dying mother. As they tend to their mother, family secrets emerge and disrupt the sisters' fragile dynamic. Written by Anonymous

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Agnes, Theresa and Louise are watching the movie The Five Senses (1999) on television. The particular scene of the movie shown solely features actor Daniel MacIvor. Daniel MacIvor is the screenwriter for this movie. See more »

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This is a subtle and beautiful film. Molly Parker's breakthrough role as a lead actress.
7 April 2003 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Everything about Marion Bridge is subtle and beautiful. The script is spot-on about three sisters and I found myself enjoying how well the ensemble cast worked together. Unlike hollywood films, where the theme is usually beaten over your head, the movie speaks volumes in its silences and expressions. Molly Parker also proves that she can be a strong leading actress. I am excited about seeing her again.


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