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Georgia Rule (2007)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  11 May 2007 (USA)
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Rachel comes to stay with her Grandmother Georgia for the summer leaving some obvious problems behind at home. Her alcoholic mother doesn't even stay the night before rushing back out to ... See full summary »

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Rachel comes to stay with her Grandmother Georgia for the summer leaving some obvious problems behind at home. Her alcoholic mother doesn't even stay the night before rushing back out to California to be with her husband. Rachel shakes up the town, a beautiful girl in the boring Mormon country. Then she reveals her deepest secret to one of her new friends, and her mother comes rushing back to find out if its true. In the midst of this crisis the three woman become closer than ever and start to understand each other more. Written by alex rose

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summer | secret | alcoholic | rules | teenager | See more »

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Some families buckle under pressure...others bloom. See more »

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Rated R for sexual content and some language | See all certifications »

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11 May 2007 (USA)  »

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Anya, lánya, unokája  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,773,870 (USA) (11 May 2007)

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$18,882,880 (USA) (22 June 2007)
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Lindsay Lohan originally wanted her character to be walking barefoot down the road in the film's opening sequence. The temperature was 110 degrees and the road was too hot for her feet without shoes. See more »

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Rachel slides off her panties while trying to seduce Harlan, and when she offers to let him "touch it", she parts her legs slightly and it can clearly be seen that she's wearing another pair of panties. See more »

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The Difference Between Truth and Lie
13 January 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The rebel, reckless and spoiled teenager Rachel Wilcox (Lindsay Lohan) travels from San Francisco to the conservative Mormon Hull, Idaho, with her alcoholic mother Lily (Felicity Huffman) to spend the summer with her grandmother Georgia (Jane Fonda). Rachel and Lily have a troubled relationship and Georgia follows severe rules at her home. While with Georgia, Rachel reveals a traumatic secret from her past that explains her rebelliousness and brings her mother back to Idaho to check whether her daughter is telling the truth.

The screenplay of "Georgia Rule" is unusual, beginning with comedy but developing in a touching drama related to child abuse and relationship among three generations of the same family. The lead female characters are dysfunctional: Rachel lies, uses drugs and booze and behaves like a slut, with no sense of morality; her mother Lily is an alcoholic woman; and her grandmother Georgia does not express her love with her tough rules. The story is engaging, funny in many moments and heartbreaking in others, and shows the importance of the truth, no matter how painful it is, and family bonds to help to supersede problems and difficulties. The gorgeous Lindsay Lohan and Felicity Huffman are amazing, but Jane Fonda performs a strange but fair character. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Ela é A Poderosa" ("She is The Powerful")


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