History Film / LittleChildren

14th Jun '15 11:11:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* MadonnaWhoreComplex: Discussed in the Book Club scene where the members read MadameBovary and [[SlutShaming Mary Ann sees the titular character as a slut]], the other book club members try to take a more neutral approach when they weren't confused about the sex acts described, and Sarah takes a more diplomatic approach suggesting that the main character was trying to take control of her life.

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* MadonnaWhoreComplex: Discussed in the Book Club scene where the members read MadameBovary Literature/MadameBovary and [[SlutShaming Mary Ann sees the titular character as a slut]], the other book club members try to take a more neutral approach when they weren't confused about the sex acts described, and Sarah takes a more diplomatic approach suggesting that the main character was trying to take control of her life.
27th May '15 4:09:36 PM eroock
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* TraumaSwing: Ronald McGorvey does this at the end.

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* TraumaSwing: Ronald McGorvey Ronnie does this at the end.
27th May '15 4:08:37 PM eroock
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Little Children is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, who along with Field wrote the screenplay. It stars Creator/KateWinslet, Patrick Wilson, Creator/JenniferConnelly, Creator/JackieEarleHaley, Creator/NoahEmmerich, Gregg Edelman, Phyllis Somerville and Will Lyman. The original music score is composed by Thomas Newman.

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Little Children [[quoteright:345:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/3e127b2a6d7657bd886f2cdc610bf08d.jpg]]

''Little Children''
is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, who along with Field wrote the screenplay. It stars Creator/KateWinslet, Patrick Wilson, Creator/JenniferConnelly, Creator/JackieEarleHaley, Creator/NoahEmmerich, Gregg Edelman, Phyllis Somerville and Will Lyman. The original music score is composed by Thomas Newman.






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* TraumaSwing: Ronald McGorvey does this at the end.
12th Mar '15 9:57:32 AM BadSplice
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* GroinAttack: [[spoiler:At the end, Ronnie castrates himself.]]


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* NoEnding: [[spoiler:Brad injures himself in a vain attempt to feel young, Ronnie castrates himself and all the other plotlines are unresolved.]]
28th Sep '14 9:11:15 AM Aquila89
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* MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Sarah and Brad first have sex on a countertop in a basement.
10th Sep '14 5:19:10 AM nelec
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Little Children is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, who along with Field wrote the screenplay. It stars KateWinslet, Patrick Wilson, Creator/JenniferConnelly, JackieEarleHaley, Noah Emmerich, Gregg Edelman, Phyllis Somerville and Will Lyman. The original music score is composed by Thomas Newman.

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Little Children is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, who along with Field wrote the screenplay. It stars KateWinslet, Creator/KateWinslet, Patrick Wilson, Creator/JenniferConnelly, JackieEarleHaley, Noah Emmerich, Creator/JackieEarleHaley, Creator/NoahEmmerich, Gregg Edelman, Phyllis Somerville and Will Lyman. The original music score is composed by Thomas Newman.
11th Aug '14 7:01:12 PM toongrrl1990
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* GreyAndGreyMorality: Oh so much....
* MadonnaWhoreComplex: Discussed in the Book Club scene where the members read MadameBovary and [[SlutShaming Mary Ann sees the titular character as a slut]], the other book club members try to take a more neutral approach when they weren't confused about the sex acts described, and Sarah takes a more diplomatic approach suggesting that the main character was trying to take control of her life.
11th Aug '14 6:46:56 PM toongrrl1990
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11th Aug '14 6:46:54 PM toongrrl1990
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* FakeAmerican: KateWinslet as Sarah.


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* ShutUpHannibal: [[MamaBear Mrs. McGorvey]] to Larry about how her son wouldn't gun down a child like he did.
12th Apr '14 1:04:49 AM erforce
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* SpiritualSuccessor: To AmericanBeauty, arguably.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To AmericanBeauty, arguably.''Film/AmericanBeauty''.
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