A young teenager, Astrid, journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion. Ingrid, the mother, tries to give her the power to survive, but all Astrid wants is to teach her mother to love.
Mothers and daughters
Children of prisoners -- Drama.
Foster mothers -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Burbank, CA :Warner Home Video,2003
|Other Titles|| White oleander.
Wright, Robin, 1966-
Pfeiffer, Michelle, 1957-
Zellweger, Renée, 1969-
Fugit, Patrick, 1982-
Hauser, Cole, 1975-
Wyle, Noah, 1971-
Newman, Thomas, 1955-
Wells, John, 1956-
Donoghue, Mary Agnes.
Davis, Elliot, 1948-
Burt, Donald Graham.
Fitch, Janet, 1955- White oleander.
Warner Bros. Pictures (2001-)
Pandora Film (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Alison Lohman, Robin Wright Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Billy Connolly, Svetlana Efremova, Patrick Fugit, Cole Hauser, Noah Wyle.
Director of photography, Elliot Davis ; editor, Chris Ridsdale ; music, Thomas Newman.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic elements concerning dysfunctional relationships, drug content, language, sexuality and violence.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the novel by Janet Fitch.
Special features: additional scenes; Bravo special "The making of White oleander"; HBO first look: "The journey of White oleander".
DVD, 2.0 Dolby digital, DTS, Region 1 encoding.
DVD; Dolby digital.
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, 2003; KCFCC Award - Best Supporting Actress (Michelle Pfeiffer)
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.