White Oleander

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2002
  • Running time: 109 min
A harrowing, coming-of-age story based on the best selling novel by Janet Fitch. Twelve-year-old Astrid (Alison Lohman, The Thirteenth Floor, TV's Pasadena) shares an idyllic life with her mother Ingrid (Oscar-nominated Michelle Pfeiffer, I Am Sam,... read more
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A harrowing, coming-of-age story based on the best selling novel by Janet Fitch. Twelve-year-old Astrid (Alison Lohman, The Thirteenth Floor, TV's Pasadena) shares an idyllic life with her mother Ingrid (Oscar-nominated Michelle Pfeiffer, I Am Sam, What Lies Beneath), a beautiful and free-spirited artist. When her mom is suddenly sent to prison for life for committing a crime of passion, Astrid is set adrift in the world. Alone to struggle to become her own person, she goes through foster home after foster home experiencing forbidden love, religion, near-death experiences, drugs, starvation and how it feels to be loved. Also starring Robin Wright Penn and Renee Zellweger.

Original Release

10/11/2002

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Cast

Alison Lohman Astrid Magnussen
Michelle Pfeiffer Ingrid Magnussen
Cole Hauser Ray
Robin Wright Starr (as Robin Wright Penn)
Amy Aquino Miss Martinez
John Billingsley Paramedic
Solomon Burke Jr. Guard
Taryn Manning Niki
Melissa Marsala Julie
James Lashly Reverend Daniels
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Directors

Peter Kosminsky

Writers

Mary Agnes Donoghue, Janet Fitch

Cast

Alison Lohman Astrid Magnussen
Michelle Pfeiffer Ingrid Magnussen
Cole Hauser Ray
Robin Wright Starr (as Robin Wright Penn)
Amy Aquino Miss Martinez
John Billingsley Paramedic
Solomon Burke Jr. Guard
Taryn Manning Niki
Melissa Marsala Julie
James Lashly Reverend Daniels
Patrick Fugit Paul Trout
Billy Connolly Barry Kolker
Renee Zellweger Claire Richards
Melissa McCarthy Paramedic
Noah Wyle Mark Richards
Kali Rocha Susan Valeris
Stephen Root Michael (scenes deleted)
Allison Munn Hannah
Liz Stauber Carolee
Elisa Bocanegra Girl in Fight

Producers

Stacy Cohen Executive Producer
E.K. Gaylord II Executive Producer
Kristin Harms Executive Producer
Patrick Markey Executive Producer
John Wells Producer
Hunt Lowry Producer
Tracy Underwood Producer
Ilyse Reutlinger Producer

Editors

Chris Ridsdale

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