Mammoth

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Released 2009

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Director:
Lukas Moodysson
Released:
2009
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From Lukas Moodysson, director of the acclaimed TOGETHER, LILYA 4-EVER and SHOW ME LOVE comes MAMMOTH. The film revolves around successful New York couple Leo (Gael Garc??a Bernal) and Ellen (Michelle Williams). Leo is the creator of a booming website, and has stumbled into a world of money and big decisions. Ellen is a dedicated emergency surgeon who devotes her long shifts to saving lives. Their 8-year old daughter Jackie (Sophie Nyweide) spends most of her time with her Filipino nanny Gloria (Marife Necesito), a situation that is making Ellen start to question her priorities. When Leo travels to Thailand on business, he unwittingly sets off a chain of events that will have dramatic consequences for everyone. This sexy drama is an IFC Films release.

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  • 75

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Mammoth is a perfectly decent film. Too bad it isn't more thoughtful. It's easy to regret misfortune if all you do is regret it.

  • 50

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    Mr. Moodysson has never met a pleasure he didn't want to punish.

  • 50

    Variety

    A mixed bag, Mammoth is a good-looking, smoothly directed, continent-hopping drama about parents and children, globalization and the disconnect between rich and poor, but comes wit...

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Drama

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Independent, Family Dramas