August 3, 2005 (LA/NY)
Rated R for sexual content and language
When Madeleine (Embeth Davidtz), a British-born dealer in regional, "outsider" art, travels from Chicago to North Carolina to pursue a local painter for her gallery, she and her brand-new, younger husband George (Alessandro Nivola) extend the trip to include an introduction to his family: his prickly mother Peg (Celia Weston); his taciturn father Eugene (Scott Wilson); his angry younger brother Johnny (Benjamin McKenzie), who has always suffered in the shadow of his over-achieving brother; and...
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It's been a while since I saw this movie, so I'll keep it short - because I really can't remember much about the movie. And that pretty much sums "Junebug" up, the Phil Morrison-directed drama-comedy about a prestigious art dealer who travels to the south to strike up a deal with a reclusive artist and subsequently is forced to meet her husband's quirky family. In the process, her presence brings various, deep-seeded issues to the surface. Full movie review »