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Madeline's Madeline (2018)

Unrated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 10 August 2018 (USA)
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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 »
5 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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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
Eston Clare Jr. Eston Clare Jr. ... Dean
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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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26 January 2019 | by goontaSee all my reviews

Have you ever looked at an abstract piece of art and strained to understand what the point of it was? I feel like I just suffered through some bazaar required viewing for a college art class. I stuck it out because I love thrillers (exactly how this movie qualifies a part of that genre is a mystery) and because of all the stellar reviews, but I did not have any answers by the film's end. Most importantly, I was not entertained or uplifted which are the only two reasons I watch cinema. Perhaps I'm just too shallow to understand what just happened or what the point to any of it was, but I'm typically able to appreciate 'artsy' stuff so it's more than that. No, I believe one must actually be mentally ill himself to appreciate this 'art', and it actually left me feeling as though perhaps I was cracking. The acting was superb, I think. I. Just. Didn't. Understand. It. At. All.


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