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This arthouse release takes a look at what is morality in our modern cities. The film revolves around a wealthy couple, who became wealthy dealing in furniture from dead people. Their next-door neighbour is an old lady, they are waiting for her to die so that they can expand their apartment. Feeling guilty about the disparity between their wealth the the homeless street people, the wife tries to assuage her guilt by giving away increasingly larger sums of money to the homeless. The old lady next door has two nieces who are wise to the landlord's plans, and not happy with them...

89 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Sex, Nudity).
Comedy, Drama, Female interest, On the art circuit

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Ah, the three witches!
Ah, the three witches!

Credits

Cast
Rebecca Hall, Elizabeth Keener, Elise Ivy, Catherine Keener, Josh Pais, Sarah Steele, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt
Director
Nicole Holofcener
ScreenplayNicole Holofcener
MusicMarcelo Zarvos
CinematographyYaron Orbach
EditingRobert Frazen
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound
Made in2010
Produced bySony Pictures Classics, Likely Story, Feelin' Guilty

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageFrequent, moderate and within context
NudityInfrequent, brief and in non-sexual context
SexInfrequent, brief and implied
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Diane de Beer quote iconThe characters draw you in with their very ordinariness
20
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconVrygewige Kate se worsteling boei
10
Cape Times
Kirk Honeycutt quote iconAll of the sensibilities of a finely tuned short story
10
Box Office
Richard Mowe quote iconStruggling with struggle in the most charming of ways
10
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconThe movie is about imperfect characters in a difficult world, who mostly do the best they can under the circumstances, but not always. Do you realize what a revolutionary approach that is for a movie these days?
18
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
15
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconThere's no movie around right now with a subject more pertinent. It'll hit you hard.
18
Metacritic.com
35 critics
16
Rottentomatoes critics
121 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Nicole Holofcener's newest might seem slight in places, but its rendering of complex characters in a conflicted economic landscape is varied, natural, and touching all the same.
18

What the People say

Internet
947 Netizens quote iconSubtle and Strong
15

Average .. 75%

15

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