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The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)

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Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting ... See full summary »

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Jodie Markell

Writer:

Tennessee Williams (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bryce Dallas Howard ... Fisher
Chris Evans ... Jimmy
Will Patton ... Mr. Dobyne
Ann-Margret ... Cornelia
Mamie Gummer ... Julie
Jessica Collins ... Vinnie
Ellen Burstyn ... Addie
Peter Gerety ... Mr. Van Hooven
Marin Ireland ... Esmeralda
Zoe Perry ... Mathilde
Barbara Garrick ... Mrs. Dobyne
Zach Grenier ... Mr. Fenstermaker
Laila Robins ... Mrs. Fenstermaker
Susan Blommaert ... Addie's Nurse
Carol Sutton ... Susie
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Storyline

Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher falls in love with Jimmy, the down-and-out son of an alcoholic father and an insane mother who works at a store on her family's plantation. She tries to pass him off as an upper-class suitor to appease the spinster aunt who controls her family's fortune, but when she loses a diamond, it places their tenuous relationship in further jeopardy. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Mädchen mit dem Diamantohrring See more »

Filming Locations:

Alexandria, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,872, 3 January 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$119,382, 7 February 2010
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Bryce Dallas Howard, who portrays Fisher, was suffering from undiagnosed postpartum depression while filming. See more »

Soundtracks

Liebestraum No. 3
Composed by Franz Liszt
Performed by Kristin Eliason
Produced by Joe Mulherin
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How did this get missed?
1 March 2013 | by dnseamanSee all my reviews

From the very start of this film there is an underlying tension. Between the script (And who can write better than Tennesee Williams in this genre) the editing, score and direction, we have the feeling that Fisher is bringing a nasty storm our way. She may not mean to, but she is a selfish and spoiled girl. She meets and falls in love with Jimmy, a working class young man with a deep loyalty to his father, an alcoholic who survived the Spanish American War and his mother, who has been locked up in an asylum.

Jimmy's mix with the rich and disloyal world of Fisher brings about a series of events and though they were foreshadowed, we never knew exactly what was coming.

the film is filled with terrific performances but none compare to that of Chris Evans, who plays Jimmy. From his authentic Tennnsee accent and the way he handles a filter less cigarette (not bad for a Boston boy) to the things he is able to say with his eyes. He fights his way through the film for what is right; for the dignity of his parents and every word he speaks is free of any sort of "acting techniques". When he stands in the rain and cries, we are barely able to keep from crying as well.

This film will be a classic and should have caught the eyes of the Golden Globes, the Accademy and Cannes. The fact that Tenesee Williams didn't win best original screenplay (he was not even nominated) nor Chris Evans win best actor is a travesty. But Hollywood prefers Chris pumnped up and suited as Captain America. This film (along with London) is proof that this young man is the next generation of brilliance.


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