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The Glass Castle (2017)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama | 11 August 2017 (USA)
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A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jeannette
... Rex
... Rose Mary
... Young Jeannette
... Youngest Jeannette
... David
... Brian
... Young Brian
... Youngest Brian
... Lori
... Young Lori
... Youngest Lori
... Maureen
... Young Maureen (as Shree Grace Crooks)
... Youngest Maureen
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A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

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Home goes wherever we go. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content involving family dysfunction, and for some language and smoking | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

El castillo de cristal  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$4,678,548, 13 August 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,273,059, 12 October 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,764,032, 20 August 2017
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Based on a true story about a family on the run from the government, often hiding in small towns, living in poverty See more »

Goofs

When Rex and Jeannette are looking at the stars in the middle of the night, she chooses one and he says it is Venus. Not possible because Venus is only seen in the early morning in the east, or early evening in the west. See more »

Quotes

Rex: What does an investment banker use as birth control? His personality.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Tulip Fever (2017) See more »

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Laugh, Cry, Sing, Sigh
Written by Bill Gordon
Performed by Bill Gordon Trio
Courtesy of Fervor Records
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Woody at his Best!
10 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

It was not easy for Woody to play this character, but he did an outstanding job!!

I was transfixed by this movie despite the sadness due to the very good acting of all members of the family. But it revolved around Woody.

I totally disagree with the bad review I just read. I never read the book so maybe that is why?


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