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American Woman (2018)

R | | Drama, Mystery | 14 June 2019 (USA)
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A woman raises her young grandson after her daughter goes missing.

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Jake Scott

Writer:

Brad Ingelsby
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sienna Miller ... Debra
Sky Ferreira ... Bridget Callahan
Kentucker Audley ... Brett Tobeck
Christina Hendricks ... Katherine
Alexander Joseph Wildes Alexander Joseph Wildes ... Jesse (Age 1)
Maximus Thomas Wildes Maximus Thomas Wildes ... Jesse (Age 1)
Will Sasso ... Terry
Katie Elinoff Katie Elinoff ... Cindy
Rene Cadet ... Paul
Gavin Earle Gavin Earle ... Murph - Age 10
Kobi Polisky ... Patrick - Age 8
Amy Madigan ... Peggy
Adrianne Krstansky Adrianne Krstansky ... Carol Hanrick
Chet Harding Chet Harding ... Local News Reporter
Kelly Rose Golden ... Jenna Cunningham
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Storyline

In a small, blue-collar town in Pennsylvania, a 32-year-old woman's teen daughter goes missing and she is left to raise her infant grandson alone. The story is told over the course of 11 years, from the time her daughter vanishes, through the the trials-and-tribulations of subsequent years looking for closure, leading up the long-awaited discovery of the truth.

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Taglines:

Never Lose Hope

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Woman See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$110,552, 16 June 2019

Gross USA:

$236,637

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$245,416
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Trivia

Most police departments do not actively search for anyone under the age of 16. For that to happen there would need to be real evidence of foul play. Even then a uniformed officer would take the original report. The report would then be assigned to a detective, most likely on the next shift. See more »

Goofs

Although the film is set in Pennsylvania, Debra and Jesse are seen exiting a 'Trucchi's' grocery store. This chain only exists in Massachusetts. See more »

Quotes

Chris: You're a great mother. That never changed.
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Best film of 2019, well for me it was.
4 September 2019 | by DoNotTrustImdbSee all my reviews

Great story, great cast, and the best film I have seen in 2019 and I watch a few hundred a year. It surprises me the overall low score, and don't get it why people scored it so low, sure no action, no superheroes or vampires that walk in sunlight, just a well written drama that hooked me from the minute it started, the last 20 minutes gave me shivers.

Superb film 10 out of 10 and shame on those that scored it so low, or is it just an indicator of what the public deems a great film these days?


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