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Tumbleweeds [DVD] [Widescreen and Full Screen]

  • PG-13
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Mary Jo Walker (McTeer) is a Southern mother who hides her self-consciousness by overcompensating. She drinks, wears revealing outfits, and says things that other people would never even consider. Fleeing her latest abusive relationship, she and her daughter, twelve-year-old Ava (Brown), head out west. They eventually settle in Starlight Beach, California, and seem to be getting along just fine on their own, but it isn't long before the cycle threatens to repeat itself. McTeer's portrayal of Mary Jo is so seamless that one might forget she is even acting. Reminiscent of the character driven films that made 1970s Hollywood so exhilarating.
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    • Rating - Language, Sensuality and A Scene of Domestic Discord
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): N5026

  • Credits
    Janet McTeer, Kimberly Brown, Kimberyl J. Brown, Jay O. Sanders, Lois Smith, Laurel Holloman, Michael J. Pollard, Michael J. Pollack, Noah Emmerich, Gavin O'Connor, Ashley Buccille
  • Critic Reviews
    "...McTeer and Brown make magic in a film that is wonderfully funny, touching and vital..."
    Rolling Stone

    "...[McTeer] is a revelation in her first starring role on-screen. Earthy, womanly and utterly charismatic..."
    Movieline's Hollywood Life

    "...[A] richly detailed and rewarding portrait..." -- 3 out of 5 stars
    Premiere

    "...[With] a towering performance by Janet McTeer...An ongoing sense of freshness and discovery, thanks to McTeer's unstoppable Dixie-fried charm....Uniquely enjoyable..."
    Box Office

    "...[The actresses] have endearing moments, particularly in the later going, when the film seems to take on a slightly more improvisational tone..."
    USA Today

    "...TUMBLEWEED is one of those wonderful, deeply personal pictures that pops up every now and then to lift your spirits..."
    Los Angeles Times

    "...Movies like TUMBLEWEEDS exist in the details, not the outcome....We don't mind, since the characters have been intriguing to know and easy to care about..."
    Chicago Sun-Times

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