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Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 16 August 2019 (USA)
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A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

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Richard Linklater

Writers:

Richard Linklater (screenplay by), Holly Gent (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cate Blanchett ... Bernadette Fox
Kristen Wiig ... Audrey
Judy Greer ... Dr. Kurtz
Steve Zahn ... David Walker
Laurence Fishburne ... Paul Jellinek
Troian Bellisario ... Becky
Billy Crudup ... Elgie Branch
Megan Mullally ... Judy Toll
Claudia Doumit ... Iris
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson ... Captain J. Rouverol
Kate Burton ... Ellen Idelson
James Urbaniak ... Marcus Strang
Zoe Chao ... Soo-Lin
Kate Easton ... Tammy
Lana Young ... Elaine the Airline Woman
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Storyline

Based on the runaway bestseller, Where'd You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox "Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett", a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette's leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. Written by Annapurna Pictures

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Her Mystery, Their Journey, Our Adventure. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some strong language and drug material | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,462,308, 18 August 2019

Gross USA:

$9,198,356

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,703,991
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bernadette refers to Dr. Kurtz, the Judy Greer character, as "Colonel Kurtz" at one point. Colonel Kurtz was the enigmatic figure in the film "Apocalyse Now" in which Laurence Fishburne, who plays Bernadette's former colleague Paul Jellinek, had a part as Tyrone 'Clean' Miller, the youngest member on the boat. See more »

Goofs

During the YouTube video of Bernadette's architectural career, the narrator states that concrete for the 20 Mile House came from nearby "Gardenia." The name of the city is Gardena; it has three syllables, and it's pronounced with a hard "N" before the final A. See more »

Quotes

Paul Jellinek: People like you must create. That's what you were brought into this world to do, Bernadette. If you don't, you become a menace to society.
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A Rare Find
17 August 2019 | by amadour-87687See all my reviews

Rarely will you ever find a movie with a cast that works so seamlessly together. My God, they must have rehearsed forever. I got lost inside the performances unable to recognize the screen had borders. I felt like I was functioning as the camera, recording, experiencing, reacting. Sometimes it was uncomfortable sharing her family's travails, at other times I was privy to the fun a real family can experience when their emotions are genuine. I cheered, outwardly, actually, verbally! I've never done that. And, I wept tears, real tears, I was a soggy mess by the end of the movie. It was a very good movie. Even if you don't share what I shared you will appreciate what great acting and filmmaking can do for your soul. I thank everyone associated with this fine film; well done! ...I've also never done that before either...


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