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A Map of the World (1999)

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

Director:

Scott Elliott

Writers:

Jane Hamilton (novel), Peter Hedges (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sigourney Weaver ... Alice Goodwin
Dara Perlmutter Dara Perlmutter ... Emma Goodwin
David Strathairn ... Howard Goodwin
Kayla Perlmutter Kayla Perlmutter ... Claire Goodwin
Deborah Lobban ... Wilma Becker
Marc Donato ... Robbie Mackessy
Julianne Moore ... Theresa Collins
Chloë Sevigny ... Carole Mackessy
Richard McMillan ... Lloyd
Hayley Lochner Hayley Lochner ... Audrey Collins
Victoria Rudiak Victoria Rudiak ... Lizzy Collins
Ron Lea ... Dan Collins
Brenda Robins ... Mrs. Bowman
Colleen Williams Colleen Williams ... Nurse
Sarah Rosen Fruitman Sarah Rosen Fruitman ... Little Alice
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Storyline

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 »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Quotes

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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A bravura performance by Sigourney Weaver
8 May 2000 | by GIARDINA-3See 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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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Map of the World See more »

Filming Locations:

Brampton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,017, 5 December 1999

Gross USA:

$544,965

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$570,708
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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