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Margaret

Margaret

Margaret

2011 / 186min / DCP

DIRECTOR: KENNETH LONERGAN

CAST: ANNA PAQUIN, J. SMITH-CAMERON, MARK RUFFALO, JEAN RENO, MATT DAMON

CINEMATOGRAPHY - RYSZARD LENCZEWSKI

Screening to be followed by Q&A with Kenneth Lonergan and
J. Smith-Cameron

or: An Upper West Side Story. Highschooler Lisa (Anna Paquin) shoulders a burden of guilt after witnessing, and she feels causing, a pedestrian to be killed by a bus. Her personal trauma echoes the mass-trauma haunting post-9/11 New York. The film’s delayed theatrical release lent an unusual sense of distance to the very recent past, and is the most deeply felt cinematic conjuring of the upside-down decade of the 2000s.