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Where the Heart Is is a american film of genre Drama directed by Matt Williams released in USA on 27 april 2000 with Natalie Portman

Where the Heart Is (2000)

Where the Heart Is
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Released in USA 27 april 2000
Length 2h
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Romance
Rating68% 3.4008953.4008953.4008953.4008953.400895

Where the Heart Is is a 2000 drama/romance film directed by Matt Williams, in his film directing debut. The movie stars Natalie Portman, Stockard Channing, Ashley Judd, and Joan Cusack with supporting roles done by James Frain, Dylan Bruno, Keith David, and Sally Field. The screenplay, written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, is based on the best-selling novel by Billie Letts.

The film follows five years in the life of Novalee Nation, a pregnant 17-year-old, who is abandoned by her boyfriend at a Wal-Mart in a small Oklahoma town. She secretly moves into the Wal-Mart store where she eventually gives birth to her baby, which attracts media attention. With the help of friends, she makes a new life for herself in the town.

Synopsis

At seventeen years old and seven months pregnant, Novalee Nation (Natalie Portman) sets off on a road trip from Tennessee to California with her boyfriend, Willy Jack Pickens (Dylan Bruno). His car is a dilapidated 1963 Plymouth with a leaking fuel line and no floor.

Actors

Natalie Portman

(Novalee Nation)
Ashley Judd

(Lexie Coop)
Stockard Channing

(Thelma 'Sister' Husband)
Joan Cusack

(Ruth Meyers)
James Frain

(Forney Hull)
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