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A Ghost Story

Cast

Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham, Sonia Acevedo View All


Crew

David Lowery (Screenplay), David Lowery (Director) View All

Release: Apr. 24th, 2017
Runtime: 1 hour, 32 minutes
Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.
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32 A Ghost Story (2017)
Looks like an Oscar contender to me, Affleck gives an elephantman esque performance under a white sheet and Rooney Mara looks like she kills it. It's not getting a late 2017 release but I wouldn't...
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I don't think its an American style made movie. I didn't recognized any of the actors or the scenery back then. It was around the year 2000 when I seen it on one of the movie channels on TV. It takes...

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ScarletLion
But the overall message is more along the lines of a love story, but not in the traditional sense.
Iroquois
Needless to say, it certainly proves to be about more than just Affleck's ghost hovering over Mara, though it definitely takes its time in focusing on that (with the film already gaining some notoriety for a protracted scene in which Mara spends several uninterrupted minutes eating a pie while the ghost stands in the background).
GrantD2
Basically, a large portion of this film is a ghost coping with his own death, and the consequences of it.


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