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Main Street (2011)

Main Street

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

September 09, 2011 (Limited)

Duration

93 min.

Production Budget

$10 millions

Studio

Magnolia Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

John Doyle

Producer

Jonah M. Hirsch, Megan Ellison, Spencer Silna

Screenwriter

Horton Foote

Starring

Story


From Horton Foote, Oscar winning screenwriter of "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Tender Mercies", comes "Main Street", a moving ensemble drama starring Oscar winner Colin Firth, Orlando Bloom, Oscar nominee Patricia Clarkson, Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn, and Andrew McCarthy. The lives of the residents of a small Southern city are changed forever by the arrival of a stranger with a controversial plan to save their decaying hometown.

Pictures (6 photos)


Poster of Magnolia Pictures' Main Street (2012)
Colin Firth stars as Gus Leroy in Magnolia Pictures' Main Street (2012)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..feels ever so slightly unfinished. Clunky editing and a few characters surplus to requirements..”
by Leigh Paatsch [Herald Sun]
“.."Main Street" unfolds with a myriad of problems in the areas of characterization and resolution. There's something interesting here at the core of the conflict, but the story is offered so little room to breathe, coming across rushed and undercooked..”
by Brian Orndorf [BrianOrndorf.com]
“..an unreleased movie is like a kind of commodity, one whose value goes up and down depending on the vagaries of circumstance..”