Dolores Claiborne Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Muth, Judy Parfitt, Christopher Plummer, David Strathairn, John C Reilly

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Selena returns home from New York City to the Maine coastal island she fled at 18, because her mother is now accused of murder -- for the second time in her life. Mother Dolores' flashbacks reveal the whereabouts and the motivations --then and now-- of mother, daughter, father, detective, and the socialite for whom Dolores has long worked and is now accused of killing. Selena and Dolores struggle to face the truth of Selena's childhood as much as Dolores' current trial.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   Killer POV story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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