The Moth Diaries (film)

The Moth Diaries
The Moth Diaries is a 2011 Canadian/Irish horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Rachel Klein.wikipedia
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Mary Harron

The Moth Diaries is a 2011 Canadian/Irish horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Rachel Klein.
Although Harron has denied this title, she has been thought to be a feminist filmmaker due to her film on lesbian feminist Valerie Solanas, in I Shot Andy Warhol, and a queer story-line within her teenage Gothic horror, The Moth Diaries (2011).

Sarah Bolger

The film stars Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Sarah Bolger, Judy Parfitt, and Scott Speedman.

Sarah Gadon

The film stars Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Sarah Bolger, Judy Parfitt, and Scott Speedman.

Judy Parfitt

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The film stars Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Sarah Bolger, Judy Parfitt, and Scott Speedman.

Lily Cole

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The film stars Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Sarah Bolger, Judy Parfitt, and Scott Speedman.

68th Venice International Film Festival

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The film was shown Out of Competition at the 68th Venice International Film Festival.

Scott Speedman

The film stars Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Sarah Bolger, Judy Parfitt, and Scott Speedman.

Boarding school

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At an exclusive boarding school for girls, 16-year-old Rebecca writes her most intimate thoughts in a diary.

Lesley Barber

Barber’s work on film scores includes Kenneth Lonergan’s Academy Award-nominated feature film You Can Count on Me, Jerry Rothwell's award-winning documentary, How to Change the World, Mira Nair’s Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning Hysterical Blindness (starring Uma Thurman and Gena Rowlands), Mary Harron's The Moth Diaries, Patricia Rozema’s Mansfield Park and When Night Is Falling, the award-winning children’s classic television animated series Little Bear with Maurice Sendak, Wiebke Von Carolsfeld's Marion Bridge, the recently released powerhouse doc The Apology by Tiffany Hsiung and Kenneth Lonergan's award-winning Manchester by the Sea.

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Horror film

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The Moth Diaries is a 2011 Canadian/Irish horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Rachel Klein.

The Moth Diaries

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The Moth Diaries is a 2011 Canadian/Irish horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Rachel Klein.

Rachel Klein (novelist)

Rachel Klein
The Moth Diaries is a 2011 Canadian/Irish horror film directed by Mary Harron, based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Rachel Klein.

Romanticism

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The two share ideas on Romantic literature and poetry.

The Juniper Tree (fairy tale)

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Another time, Ernessa sings a disturbing nursery rhyme about "The Juniper Tree" then slits her own wrists, causing blood to rain down on her and Rebecca.

Rotten Tomatoes

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On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 13%, based on 46 reviews.

Metacritic

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On Metacritic, it received a score of 38 out of 100, based on 13 critics, indicating "Generally unfavorable reviews".

The Hollywood Reporter

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Neil Young of The Hollywood Reporter criticized the films lack of narrative suspense and overall inert storytelling, stating that "The Moth Diaries is about as scary and menacing as the harmless lepidoptera in the film’s title."

Lepidoptera

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Neil Young of The Hollywood Reporter criticized the films lack of narrative suspense and overall inert storytelling, stating that "The Moth Diaries is about as scary and menacing as the harmless lepidoptera in the film’s title."

RogerEbert.com

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On 4 May 2015, Scout Tafoya of RogerEbert.com included the film in his video series "The Unloved", where he highlights films which received mixed to negative reviews yet he believes to have artistic value.