Pumpkin

Genre:  Comedy, Horror
Running Time:  118 min.
Release Date: July 5, 2002
DVD: November 5, 2002

Current rating: Rating: 3.76
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Cast: Christina Ricci, Hank Harris, Brenda Blethyn, Dominique Swain, Marisa Coughlan, Sam Ball

Synopsis

Perky, perfect Carolyn (Ricci) and her Alpha Omega Pi sisters plan to win Sorority of the Year by impressing the Greek Council with a killer charity: coaching mentally challenged athletes for the regional Challenged Games. When Carolyn is assigned to coach Pumpkin (Harris), she's terrified at first, but soon sees in him something she's never seen before: a gentle humanity and honest clarity that touches her soul. To the horror of her friends and Pumpkin's overprotective mother (Blethyn), Carolyn falls in love, becoming an outcast in the process. As Carolyn's "perfect life" falls apart, Pumpkin teaches her that perfect isn't always perfect after all.

Director: Adam Larson Broder, Anthony R. Abrams
Studio: United Artists Films
Producer(s): Ron Yerxa, Albert Berger
Screenplay: Adam Larson Broder
Official Site: www.mgm.com/ua/pumpkin/

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