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The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005) - Movie Details

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111 min.
Release Date
March 25, 2005 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
August 16, 2005
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111 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language, sexual content and some drug material

Jack (Daniel Day-Lewis) lives on the site of his abandoned island commune with his 16-year-old daughter Rose (Camilla Belle). Since the breakup of the commune, Jack has sheltered Rose completely from the influences of the outside world, but now his fatal illness and Rose's emerging womanhood pose troubling questions about the days ahead.

A man who has lived a life motivated by environmentalism, Jack now rages at those who do not share his aesthetic, like developer... Full synopsis »

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Daniel Day-Lewis, in his first role since "Gangs of New York" and only his second since 1997, stars as a hippie father who has to deal with an over-protected daughter who is growing into her sexuality. "The Ballad of Jack and Rose" is yet another unique picture for the dynamic actor, but unfortunately this one fails to achieve the dramatic tension it is so clearly yearning for. Full movie review »

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