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Mona Lisa Smile

Rating:PG-13 (for sexual content and thematic issues)
Genre:Drama, Comedy, Romance
Release Date:December 19, 2003
Running time:119 minutes
Cast:Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ginnifer Goodwin
Director:Mike Newell
Producer:Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Paul Schiff, Deborah Schindler
Writer:Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal
Distributor:Sony Pictures Releasing

Description: In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry. Encouraging these women to strive for a more enlightened future, Watson challenges the administration and inspires her students to look beyond the image of what is, and consider the possibilities of what could be--contrary to popular belief.

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