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Herself (2020)

R | | Drama | 8 January 2021 (USA)
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This is the story of young mother Sandra who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system. She sets out to build her own home and in the process rebuilds her life and re-discovers herself.

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Phyllida Lloyd
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Molly McCann ... Molly
Clare Dunne ... Sandra
Ruby Rose O'Hara ... Emma
Ian Lloyd Anderson ... Gary
Shadaan Felfeli Shadaan Felfeli ... Shop Keeper
Harriet Walter ... Peggy
Cathy Belton ... Jo
Art Kearns Art Kearns ... John the Pub Landlord
Ericka Roe ... Amy
Anita Petry Anita Petry ... Rosa
Lorcan Cranitch ... Michael
Tina Kellegher ... Tina
Donking Rongavilla Donking Rongavilla ... Lazlo
Eimear Morrissey ... Grumpy Woman in Queue
Ger Carey Ger Carey ... Landlord
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This is the story of young mother Sandra who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system. She sets out to build her own home and in the process rebuilds her life and re-discovers herself.

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Drama

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Rated R for language and some domestic violence | See all certifications »

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Judge McBride: I understand Molly has witnesses something she shouldn't, but I cannot condone parental alienation.
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References Moana (2016) See more »

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Brewing Up a Storm
Performed by The Stunning
Written by Stephen Wall
Published by Stunning Songs
Courtesy of The Stunning/Dirtbird Records
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Absolutely brilliantly inspiring
8 January 2021 | by mollyhicksSee all my reviews

This is exactly the movie we all need to watch right now. Deeply moving characters reflecting our flawed human experience, and the beauty that can be found in tragedy.


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Country:

Ireland | UK

Language:

English

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8 January 2021 (USA) See more »

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2.39 : 1
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