Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Mona Lisa Smile (2003) Genre(s): Drama | Romance

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ginnifer Goodwin, Dominic West, Juliet Stevenson, Marcia Gay Harden, John Slattery, Marian Seldes, Donna Mitchell, Terence Rigby, Laura Allen, Lisa Roberts Gillan

Synopsis: The new art instructor at Wellesley College in 1953 encourages young women to think outside the box that is being built for them.

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Newt's movie review

Well, I do love to watch Julia, but I have to admit to being bored through this done-to-death movie. There's only so often I can watch a teacher push students to achieve their potential, be all they can be, be independent, ... blah blah blah. I was bored. The 50s dance scene, complete with singer, was enjoyable, the inclusion of B&W game shows was good, but the editing lacked and Julia's hair failed about 90% of the way through. Don't waste your time on this one.

Added 20 July 2004 at 6:37 PM

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