Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. 2023

Comedy, Drama, Family | 2023 | PG-13 | 1h 46min | 2023-04-28

Storyline Movie Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. 2023

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. 2023
 Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. 2023

Storyline / Plot

In 1970, eleven-year-old Margaret Simon is informed by her parents Barbara and Herb that the associates is moving from further York City to a other Jersey suburb, as her father normal a promotion. Margaret is crash not quite distressing away from her associates and Sylvia, her beloved paternal grandmother. She begins to communicate once God virtually her concerns, anxieties, and hopes.

Upon heartwarming to additional Jersey, Margaret is quickly befriended by her neighbor and soon-to-be classmate Nancy Wheeler. She welcomes her into her pal group that includes two new girls, Gretchen Potter and Janie Loomis.

Margaret's studious Mr. Benedict gives the class a year-long research assignment. bearing in mind he learns Margaret dislikes religious holidays, she explains that previously her mommy is a Christian and her father is Jewish, her intimates does not observe the holidays and has left it in the works to Margaret to rule on her own religious identity as she grows older.

Prompted by her school assignment, Margaret asks her mother why she has never met her maternal grandparents. Barbara reveals that she is at odds from her devoutly Christian parents Paul and Mary, who disowned her upon her marriage to a Jewish man. upon a weekend visit to extra York City, Margaret asks Sylvia to understand her to temple, which Sylvia gladly does. Meanwhile, Barbara attempts to fit in in the manner of the PTA and signs stirring for multiple committees, which draws her away from her movement of painting and teaching art.

Margaret and her other friends anticipate the milestones of puberty, such as wearing a bra and having their first kisses. At a classmate's birthday party, Margaret enjoys her first kiss gone Philip Leroy, a well-liked guy in her class. After viewing a video about menstruation at school, the girls become passionate approximately starting their periods. Margaret grows interested gone further girls acquire their periods back her, including Gretchen and Nancy. She and Janie purchase sanitary pads at a drugstore to be prepared.

One night even though out taking into account Nancy and her family in supplementary York City, Margaret learns Nancy lied just about getting her times earlier. At school, Margaret is assigned a bureau project taking into account Laura Danker, a classmate who is ostracized by her peers (including Nancy) for mammal taller and more developed. even if full of life together in the library, Margaret brings up rumors not quite Laura letting boys "feel her up", upsetting her and causing her to storm out. Margaret feels guilty for shaming her, while logical her harmony in the same way as Nancy.

For spring break, Margaret wants to visit Sylvia even if she is vacationing in Florida, but these plans are interrupted subsequent to Paul and Mary accomplish out to Barbara and say they want to visit and meet Margaret. upon learning of the cancellation, Sylvia decides to work taking place at the Simon house when a pal from Florida on the same morning of Paul and Mary's visit.

After dinner, once Paul and Mary ask Margaret virtually possibly attending Sunday school, Sylvia retorts that Margaret went to temple subsequent to her and has already agreed to become Jewish, sparking an objection in the company of the parents and grandparents. Margaret yells at the adults, proclaiming that she does not care very nearly religion and does not even take in God.

Margaret hands in her research paper to Mr. Benedict, wherein she expresses her disillusionment following religion. Soon, she reconciles when her parents and Sylvia. At the stop of the educational year, Margaret thanks Mr. Benedict for beast a good teacher. She next befriends Laura and asks her to dance, afterward Janie joining them tersely afterwards. Barbara, who has back returned to teaching painting, tells Nancy's mommy Jan, the PTA president, that she will no longer volunteer for PTA committees.

Just previously neglect for summer camp, Margaret talks to Nancy's older brother Evan's pal Moose, a neighborhood boy who mows her family's lawn and whom she has a crush on, and the two inherit to spend era together similar to she returns. At home, she discovers her first period has arrived and vivaciously tells her mother. Margaret next resumes her communication in imitation of God.

Movie`s Details

Title: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. 

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family 

Writer: Kelly Fremon Craig, Judy Blume 

Director: Kelly Fremon Craig 

Actors: Abby Ryder Fortson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates 

Runtime: 1h 46min 

Country: USA 

Language: English, Hebrew 

Release Date: 2023-04-28 

Production: Gracie Films, Lionsgate 

imdbRating: 7.5 


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