Polly's life is literally heartbreaking 😥💔
probably the best role of Jolie.
over 2 years
Message was interesting but a little messy and unclear in the end. Amazing acting tho.
Earnshaw Jean Louise
over 3 years
One of my favorite movies. It's a great portrayal of mental illness.
almost 5 years
I had high expectations, but felt the movie was overrated. It was a good movie nonetheless
Great movie, very complex characters who are all well acted.
over 5 years
Amazing. Really opened my eyes.
almost 6 years
interesting and inspirational, loved it
Great performances from Ryder and Jolie, an enjoyable film.
Incredible. I loved the film just as much as I loved the book. A+
Average. Get the feeling this could have been much better if treated differently.
over 6 years
Such a fantastic movie. Doesn't romanticize mental illnesses and I appreciated that.
over 6 years
It talks about mental illness in a quite light way, but I really liked it. Inspirational.
the plot moved at a good pace instead of getting so sad for so long idk i love it
over 7 years
Irresponsibly inaccurate, for a film dealing with such weighty subject matter.
Girl, Interrupted is a 1999 drama film about a teenager's 18-month stay at a mental institution, starring Winona Ryder, Brittany Murphy, Angelina Jolie, Whoopi Goldberg and Vanessa Redgrave, with Jolie winning an Academy Award for her performance.
The film is an adaption of author Susanna Kaysen's memoir. James Mangold directed, and he, Anna Hamilton Phelan, and Lisa Loomer wrote the screenplay.
Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder), 18 years old in April 1967, voluntarily checks herself into Claymoore Hospital after an overdose of aspirin and her stay extends for over a year. She denies the accusation from many that she was attempting to commit suicide. Nurses and therapists are surprised when Susanna acknowledges that she does not actually want to go to college and would like to become a writer.
She befriends fellow patients Polly "Torch" Clark (Elisabeth Moss), Georgina Tuskin (Clea DuVall), Daisy Randone (Brittany Murphy), Janet Webber (Angela Bettis), and Cynthia Crowley (Jillian...