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The Girl in the Park (2007)

Enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and... See full summary »

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David Auburn

Writer:

David Auburn
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sigourney Weaver ... Julia
Kate Bosworth ... Louise
Alessandro Nivola ... Chris
Keri Russell ... Celeste
Daisy Tahan ... Maggie
David Rasche ... Doug
Patricia Kalember ... Amanda
Ian McWethy ... Dean
Elias Koteas ... Raymond
Michael Patterson Michael Patterson ... Dave
Joanna Gleason ... Sarah
Stephen Kunken ... Leo
Brendan Sexton III ... Stuart
Elisabeth Waterston ... Alice
Rick Holmes Rick Holmes ... Trendy Restaurant Manager (as Rick Vincent Holmes)
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Enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and her son Chris, who tried for years to penetrate her wall of isolation and despair, without success. But when Julia meets Louise, a troubled young woman with a checkered past, all Julia's old psychic wounds painfully resurface, as does her illogical and increasingly irrational hope that Louise may be the daughter she lost so long ago. Written by Official Press Release

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A mother's love never dies

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Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 2008 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Garota do Parque See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Julia's co-worker brings her a coffee to try out from his new coffee machine, he places it on her desk. The shot changes to him a few seconds later. When back to her, the coffee cup is turned 180 degrees - the handle is on the other side, the computer mouse is moved, and a stack of papers near her planner is moved. She did not move all of these things in those few seconds because she is holding some papers that she was reading when he walked into her office. See more »

Soundtracks

Intoit
Written by Stan Getz and Al Haig
Performed by Stan Getz
Published by Prestige Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Prestige Records
Used by permission of Concord Music Group, Inc.
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22 November 2011 | by lillambieSee all my reviews

This movie is one that I have watched many times, often with a cup of tea. I'd say this movie is for those who want to watch something full of suspense, drama and questions.

I could re-watch this constantly yet for some I can see that it can be considered to be too 'slow' for certain audiences.

The movie was well done by the various actors and actresses and its obvious that a lot of research was prepared before the final publication of the movie - such as the emotions to do with bereavement, not knowing the truth and not being able to let go of the past.

It's well worth a watch!


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