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Blue Jasmine (2013)

PG-13 | | Drama | 23 August 2013 (USA)
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A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jasmine
Joy Carlin ... Woman on Plane
... Woman's Husband
Glen Caspillo ... Cab Driver
... Hal
... Young Danny
... Jasmine's Friend Nora
... Ginger
... Matthew
Max Rutherford ... Johnny
... Augie
... Jasmine's Friend Jane
... Raylene
Ted Neustadt ... Hal and Jasmine's Friend
Andrew Long ... Hal and Jasmine's Friend
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Storyline

Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As Jasmine struggles with her haunting memories of a privileged past bearing dark realities she ignored, she tries to recover in her present. Unfortunately, it all proves a losing battle as Jasmine's narcissistic hangups and their consequences begin to overwhelm her. In doing so, her old pretensions and new deceits begin to foul up everyone's lives, especially her own. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$612,064, 28 July 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$33,405,481

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$99,206,215
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2.35 : 1
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Woody Allen's third film with a 2.35:1 aspect ratio, after Manhattan (1979) and Anything Else (2003). Unlike those films, which were shot with anamorphic lenses, this was shot with spherical lenses in Super 35. See more »

Goofs

When Hal is in the kitchen after the birthday party Jasmine confronts him about Raylene. The open wine bottle is on the counter and as she passes into another room to get more wine, it's in her hand. See more »

Quotes

Jasmine: Who do you have to sleep with around here to get a Stoli martini with a twist of lemon?
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My Baby Sends Me
aka "My Daddy Rocks Me (Part 1)"
Composed by J. Berni Barbour
Performed by Trixie Smith
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Hurricane Cate.....
27 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

Loved the script, loved the cast, loved all the performances, but dear God, Cate Blanchett was so incredible I couldn't catch a breath. What a performance! So many emotions at the same time, so multi-layered, subtle and yet unbearable.... She takes a character one normally wouldn't really care about where she ends up to someone, who despite her tragic and repeated mistakes and the fact that she made her own bed, you send up caring about, you end up understanding her.

Blanchett took a huge risk with that emotionally exposing role and proved herself to be master and commander. If any other actress had played that role, it wouldn't even be half as good. Her theatrical background and experience is all concentrated in in Jasmine. Heart-wrenching, powerful and utterly vulnerable at the same time, cruel but simultaneously caring in her very own way...

It's the performance of the decade for me and one of the best of all times, a true masterclass.

And as Letterman told Blanchett when she was a guest at his show (not really a fan of his but what he said was totally true), even if he had directed the film instead of Allen, the result would still have been a masterpiece because of Cate.


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