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The Dead Girl (2006) - Movie Details

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Suspense Drama
93 min.
Release Date
December 29, 2006 (LA/NY)
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Running Time
93 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language, grisly images, and sexuality/nudity

The Dead Girl," the new film from acclaimed writer/director Karen Moncrieff ("Blue Car"), is a quintet of stories about seemingly unrelated people whose lives converge around the murder of a young woman.

"The Stranger" is about the woman (Toni Collette) who finds the body. The publicity generated by the discovery creates an opening for her to break away from her abusive mother's (Piper Laurie) control and form an unlikely bond with the mysterious Rudy (Giovanni Ribisi).

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A movie that is about a dead girl and yet at the same time not, The Dead Girl is an ensemble piece told in chapters, each of which intersect with one another yet do not connect in the way you'd expect. Toni Collette, Brittany Murphy, Marcia Gay Harden, Rose Byrne, James Franco, Josh Brolin, Giovanni Ribisi and more star in this independent film that exceeds expectations and turns what could have been a simple story into one that is much more complex and meaningful. Full movie review »

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