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Where the Heart Is
Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd




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A lighthearted drama about finding your place in the world under the most unlikely circumstances, WHERE THE HEART IS stars Natalie Portman as Novalee Nation, a pregnant young girl who is running away to California with her boyfriend, an aspiring country singer. When he abandons her at an Oklahoma Wal-Mart, Novalee has no choice but to stay behind. She lives in the Wal-Mart until the baby comes, and the resulting birth turns her into a celebrity. As the years go by, Novalee continues to live in the small town, and eventually finds herself falling in love with the kindhearted local librarian.

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Overview

A lighthearted drama about finding your place in the world under the most unlikely circumstances, WHERE THE HEART IS stars Natalie Portman as Novalee Nation, a pregnant young girl who is running away to California with her boyfriend, an aspiring country singer. When he abandons her at an Oklahoma Wal-Mart, Novalee has no choice but to stay behind. She lives in the Wal-Mart until the baby comes, and the resulting birth turns her into a celebrity. As the years go by, Novalee continues to live in the small town, and eventually finds herself falling in love with the kindhearted local librarian.

Main Cast & Crew

Matt Williams - Director
Natalie Portman
Ashley Judd
Stockard Channing
Sally Field
Joan Cusack

 

Details

DVD Format
  • Format: DVD (A Million Characters)
  • Run Time: 120
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 024543006350
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA) (Intense thematic material, language and sexual content.)
  • Release Date: September 2000

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Theatrical Release
Friendships
Small Town Life
Based On A Novel

 

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Reviews:
"...Portman is a talented actress..." - 12/01/2000 Total Film, p.101


"...[Portman] exhibits a maturity....Prewitt is handsome and charming..." - 05/01/2000 Box Office, p.63


"...The people in the movie are lovable and sympathetic....Portman is quite an actress..." - 04/28/2000 Chicago Sun-Times, p.31

 

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