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Tallulah (2016)

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Desperate to be rid of her toddler, a dissatisfied Manhattan housewife hires a stranger to babysit and ends up getting much more than she bargained for.

Director:

Sian Heder

Writer:

Sian Heder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen Page ... Tallulah
Allison Janney ... Margo
Tammy Blanchard ... Carolyn
Evan Jonigkeit ... Nico
Felix Solis ... Manuel
David Zayas ... Detective Richards
Uzo Aduba ... Detective Kinnie
Fredric Lehne ... Russell
Evangeline Ellis ... Madison
Liliana Ellis ... Madison
John Benjamin Hickey ... Stephen
Zachary Quinto ... Andreas
Maddie Corman ... Vera
Eden Marryshow ... Officer Lacey
Oberon K.A. Adjepong ... Cab Driver
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Storyline

An intelligent but feral girl's boyfriend leaves unexpectedly causing her to search for him at his estranged mother's home. The two women begin to bond, finding supportive friendship in each other's troubled lives, changing their outlook forever. Written by Justin Goring

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Life can be a real mother

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Talula See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In Juno, if the baby that Ellen Page's character was expecting were a girl she would be named Madison by the adoptive mother. Also, Allison Janney played Juno's stepmother in the same movie. See more »

Goofs

Carolyn is drinking from a white cup, which strangely changes to a blue cup at 1:36:42. See more »

Quotes

Margo: Am I a horrible person?
Margo: We're all horrible; we're all people.
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Soundtracks

I'm Gone Mama
Written by Jim Murphy
Performed by Jim Murphy and The Accents
Courtesy of Fervor Records
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Another Gem with Ellen Page & Cast
6 November 2016 | by ludditekSee all my reviews

Being a senior citizen as I am, it's easy to get stuck in the past watching old familiar movies. A couple of years ago I decided to "not go there" and see what the young crop of actors have that I might be missing. One of my first "new" favorites was Ellen Page.....a powerhouse of a actor in such a small package. I believe Tallulah is about her 10th movie I've seen her in and have never been disappointed! You know a movie is top notch when you forget they are all acting and the story becomes real in your mind. Such is Tallulah. A powerful story that makes you feel happy and sad while laughing and crying. A very endearing movie that I'm sure I'll repeat watch!


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