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2,862 Ratings

Martha Marcy May Marlene

Directed by Sean Durkin
United States, 2011


A psychologically damaged young woman grapples with her memories in a cult as she attempts to assimilate back into normal life. Her past and present intermingle as she tries to shake off a dreadful sense of paranoia.

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Martha Marcy May Marlene
Directed by Sean Durkin

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2011 | Golden Camera

2011 | Winner: Prix Regards Jeune

Sundance Film Festival

2011 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Directing Award)

2011 | Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Independent Spirit Awards

2012 | 4 nominations including: Best First Feature

Toronto International Film Festival

2011 | Special Presentations

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