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Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 16 August 2019 (USA)
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A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

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Richard Linklater

Writers:

Richard Linklater (screenplay by), Holly Gent (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cate Blanchett ... Bernadette
Billy Crudup ... Elgie
Emma Nelson ... Bee
Kristen Wiig ... Audrey
Patrick Sebes ... Tom the Blackberry Guy
Zoe Chao ... Soo-Lin
Lee Harrington ... USC Student
David Paymer ... Jay Ross
Megan Mullally ... Judy Toll
Laurence Fishburne ... Paul Jellinek
Steve Zahn ... David Walker
Patrick Jordan ... Game Show Host
Shaun Cameron Hall Shaun Cameron Hall ... Pablo
Kathryn Feeney ... Tamara the Pharmacy Employee
Richard Robichaux ... Floyd the Pharmacist
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Based on the runaway bestseller, Where'd You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox "Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett", a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette's leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. Written by Annapurna Pictures

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Her Mystery, Their Journey, Our Adventure. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some strong language and drug material | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The film is an Amazon Studios production, which is very clear by all the Amazon Prime product placement. It is also mentioned that Jeff Bezos's brother-in-law is attending the party. See more »

Goofs

During the YouTube video of Bernadette's architectural career, the narrator states that concrete for the 20 Mile House came from nearby "Gardenia." The name of the city is Gardena; it has three syllables, and it's pronounced with a hard "N" before the final A. See more »

Quotes

Paul Jellinek: People like you must create. That's what you were brought into this world to do, Bernadette. If you don't, you become a menace to society.
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Connections

References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Time After Time
Written by Rob Hyman and Cyndi Lauper
Performed by Cyndi Lauper
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Another underrated non-mainstream film.
24 August 2019 | by thesuthernmanSee all my reviews

Yes, it's a Hollywood film with all the clever coincidences and neat n' tidy endings, but it is also very clever, well acted, and even poetic. Go see a film that doesn't involve flying superheroes, gun fights, or animated toys...you'll be glad you did.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,462,308, 18 August 2019

Gross USA:

$9,198,356

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,586,581
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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