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A Map of the World (1999)

R | | Drama | 21 January 2000 (USA)
A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property.

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School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting charges of child abuse. Written by ccampbell

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O Mapa do Mundo  »

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$14,017 (USA) (3 December 1999)

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$544,538 (USA) (7 July 2000)
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Alice Goodwin: I am trying to have a complete nervous breakdown, and no one will let me do it in peace!
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Sigourney Weaver at her Best
30 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film could terrify some. It is certainly gripping, but it's carried by superb performances by Sigourney Weaver and Julianne Moore. The only film I can think of that is quite as moving is another Sigourney Weaver film, Death and the Maiden.

The tone of the two is very similar, but there is more hope in this outing. It still isn't something for the kids. But if you love acting, if you love to see real emotions rather than concocted attempts to feel, then watch it. And remember to keep your own Map of the World.


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