Martha Marcy May Marlene


Martha Marcy May Marlene
This much-awarded debut feature takes a look at life inside a religious cult in America. A young woman who had been a member of such a cult manages to escape and seeks refuge with her older married sister. However she suffers frequent flashbacks to her experiences while part of the cult, which makes her re-integration into her family and normal society very difficult.

102 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity).
Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Elizabeth Olsen, Christopher Abbott, Brady Corbet, Hugh Dancy, Maria Dizzia, Julia Garner, John Hawkes
Director
Sean Durkin
ScreenplaySean Durkin
MusicDaniel Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans
CinematographyJody Lee Lipes
EditingZachary Stuart-Pontier
Sound formatsDolby, Dolby Digital
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2011
Produced byFox Searchlight Pictures, Mayback Cunningham, FilmHaven Entertainment, BorderLine Films, This Is That Productions

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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
5
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Ann Hornaday quote iconOne of the most smashing breakout performances of the year. This chilling psychological thriller is structured mostly in flashbacks while Martha seeks to reunite with her estranged sister, Lucy.
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconSundance-wenner toe 'n laagtepunt.
5
Cape Times
David Rooney quote iconOlsen sister shines.
15
Box Office
Sara Maria Cizcarrondo quote iconYou'll leave Martha Marcy May Marlene with fragments of scenes in your head that will be hard to shake off. Good luck.
18
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconA good film, ambitious and effective, introducing a gifted young actress and a director whose work I'll anticipate.
18
Metacritic.com
37 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
144 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconLed by a mesmerizing debut performance from Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene is a distinctive, haunting psychological drama.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
15

What the People say

Internet
3842 Netizens quote iconShould be retitled 'A Star is Born'
15

Average .. 75%

15

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