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Certain Women (2016)

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The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

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Certain Women drops us into a handful of intersecting lives across Montana. A lawyer (Laura Dern) tries to defuse a hostage situation and calm her disgruntled client (Jared Harris), who feels slighted by a workers' compensation settlement. A married couple (Michelle Williams and James Le Gros) breaks ground on a new home but exposes marital fissures when they try to persuade an elderly man to sell his stockpile of sandstone. A ranch hand (Lily Gladstone) forms an attachment to a young lawyer (Kristen Stewart), who inadvertently finds herself teaching a twice-weekly adult education class, four hours from her home. Written by Polly_Kat

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22 February 2017 (France)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$60,898, 16 October 2016, Limited Release

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$1,032,942, 25 November 2016
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Kristen Stewart and James Le Gros both starred/co-starred in Catch That Kid (2004). See more »

Goofs

When Elizabeth Travis first starts her school law course, she begins writing her name as "Eliz..." on the blackboard, then wipes it out and simply writes "Beth". A little later a fully written but crossed out "Elizabeth" appears next to the "Beth". See more »

Quotes

Fuller: A guy in prison! I can't believe she found a guy in prison. I'm a guy in prison what's wrong with me?
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References Antiques Roadshow (1997) See more »

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Performed by Taye Johnson
Courtesy of Yebo Music by arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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A tedious and pointless film, quite literally, about NOTHING....
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I was massively relieved when this film finally ended, after having endured the director's apparent reluctance to edit out any parts of long pointless film sequences of snow melting (or not melting), horses being fed, people saying little or nothing at all and then having no real end to speak of. If this was intended to be a film about three very uninteresting women with boring lives then it succeeds. To be avoided.....


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