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Little Joe (2019)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 6 December 2019 (USA)
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Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. Against company policy, she takes one home as a gift for her teenage son and names it after him but soon starts fearing it.

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Jessica Hausner
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Cast

Credited cast:
Emily Beecham ... Alice Woodard
Ben Whishaw ... Chris
Kerry Fox ... Bella
Kit Connor ... Joe Woodard
Phénix Brossard Phénix Brossard ... Ric
Leanne Best ... Brittany
Andrew Rajan Andrew Rajan ... Jasper
David Wilmot ... Karl
Goran Kostic ... Mr. Simic
Yana Yanezic ... Mrs. Simic
Sebastian Hülk ... Ivan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jessie Mae Alonzo Jessie Mae Alonzo ... Selma
Phoebe Austen ... Ella
Jason Cloud ... Student
Lindsay Duncan ... Psychotherapist
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Storyline

Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Against company policy, Alice takes one home as a gift for her teenage son, Joe. They christen it 'Little Joe' but as it grows, so too does Alice's suspicion that her new creations may not be as harmless as their nickname suggests.

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Happiness is a Business


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Austria | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Joe See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,626, 8 December 2019

Gross USA:

$23,862

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$157,492
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1.85 : 1
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Awards:
  • Prix d'Interprétation Féminine: Emily Beecham (Cannes International Film Festival, 2019)
  • Grand Prix du Festival International de Science Fiction Utopiales (Poitiers, 2019)
  • Mention Spéciale du Jury au Festival Européen du Film Fantastique (Strasbourg, 2019).
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really cool plot
3 February 2020 | by natcalgarySee all my reviews

Enjoyed this movie. Good acting and story. Found the drums througout a little annoying but can have it all

give it a shot if you like unique movies

6.9


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