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Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 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

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Richard Linklater (screenplay by), Holly Gent (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cate Blanchett ... Bernadette Fox
Billy Crudup ... Elgie Branch
Kristen Wiig ... Audrey
Judy Greer ... Dr. Kurtz
Megan Mullally ... Judy Toll
Laurence Fishburne ... Paul Jellinek
Claudia Doumit ... Iris
Steve Zahn ... David Walker
Troian Bellisario ... Becky
Zoe Chao ... Soo-Lin
Kate Burton ... Ellen Idelson
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson ... Captain J. Rouverol
James Urbaniak ... Marcus Strang
Emma Nelson ... Bee Branch
Lana Young ... Elaine the Airline Woman
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Storyline

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 | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

$10,108,011
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Newcomer Emma Nelson's first feature film. 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

Bee Branch: Whatever you do don't ever tell Mom you're bored. She'll be like, "Well, guess what? It only gets more boring and the sooner you learn it's on you to make your own life interesting the better off you'll be. "
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Different, thoughtful, much to say about modern life
17 August 2019 | by alanm-30942See all my reviews

My wife and I went to see this movie because Kristen Wiig is in it and it looked like it would be funny. It is funny - but it is a lot more. It is quirky (we love quirky movies!), edgy, sometimes uncomfortable, but mostly enlightening (as in bringing light in). It could have been titled "Where'd you go Human Spirit?", or "Where'd you go Imagination?, or "This is what happens to society when fear drives honest, loving, intelligent people to start acting weird and give up on each other". And it shows us the answer in a very positive way. So, it was not Bridesmaids. Closer to "Welcome to Me" or "Skeleton Twins" maybe (I loved both), but not really like any other movie I can think of. Note: The critics seemed to not like it. That is almost a sure sign of a good movie to me. Bless their pointy little heads.


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