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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds - LIMITED EDITION (1972)  link to The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds on IMDb  

Number: 1069

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Country: USA, 100 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Paul Newman

Storyline:

From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for her life in the classified ads while all about her is the rubble of an unkempt house. All she needs is the right opportunity, she says puffing on a cigarette. Poorly equipped to survive the vagaries of modern life, she has nonetheless always managed to muddle through. Ruth, epileptic and making her way through the rebellious phase of adolescence, seems doomed to make the same mistakes as her mother. Quiet Matilda, on the other hand, seeks refuge in her animals and her schoolwork. "Jesus, don't you hate the world, Matilda?" Beatrice asks her youngest daughter. The title of the film is also the subject of Matilda's science project at school and serves as a metaphor for the way life affects each of us differently -- how some are able to find opportunity in adversity and thrive and how some succumb when ...

Cast:

photo Joanne Woodward Joanne Woodward Beatrice Hunsdorfer
photo Nell Potts Nell Potts Matilda Hunsdorfer
photo Roberta Wallach Roberta Wallach Ruth Hunsdorfer
photo Judith Lowry Judith Lowry Nanny Annie
photo David Spielberg David Spielberg Mr. John Goodman

Medium: Bluray,

Comments: Twilight Time;UPC811956022233;;;

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1