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Madeline's Madeline (2018)

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A theatre director's latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously.

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Josephine Decker

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Josephine Decker, Gail Segal (story consultant) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Helena Howard ... Madeline
Miranda July ... Regina
Molly Parker ... Evangeline
Okwui Okpokwasili Okwui Okpokwasili ... Nurse, KK
Sunita Mani ... Assistant Max
Felipe Bonilla Felipe Bonilla ... Santos, Cousin Elmer
Lisa Tharps ... Laura
Curtiss Cook ... George
Reynaldo Piniella ... Jaime
Myra Lucretia Taylor Myra Lucretia Taylor ... Kaila
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jamal Batts Jamal Batts ... Jamal
Blake Baumgartner ... Mariana
Julee Cerda ... Carrie
Isolde Chae-Lawrence Isolde Chae-Lawrence ... Costume Designer at Photo Shoot
Marie Check ... Child Relative
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A theatre director's latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Movie No. 1 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,009, 12 August 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$183,537, 4 October 2018
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1.78 : 1
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[first lines]
Nurse, KK: The emotions you are having are not your own. They are someone else's. You are not the cat. You are inside the cat.
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Waste of time to watch
27 August 2018 | by dizziedSee all my reviews

I love independent films and I have seen many over the years. Although a fan of Molly Parker and some of her previous work, this is quite possibly one of the worst movies I have ever seen. Though I love independent films and understand that an element of beauty in independent films is that it is experimental, This movie had no point and the climactic ending was pointless. Although there was one scene in which Helena Howard's character Madeline had a great scene in which she "broke-down," the rest of the movie was garbage. I refuse to be an independent film fan who praises a film because it is classified as an independent film. Thankfully I had MoviePass and didn't waste any actual $$$ on this movie. Otherwise I would've demanded my money back. At Laemmle's there were about 20 of us in the theatre and almost half left within the first hour. By the end of the movie, it was just me and 3 other people. We all agreed that the movie was pointless, but we had no other plans for the afternoon so decided to stay in the air conditioned theatre. Don't bother watching this movie in the theatre. If this site allowed me to vote 0 I would. Can't believe Rotten tomatoes has given this 88%. Shows how out of touch they are.


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