Jul 11, 2008 · The Stone Angel ( 2007) The Stone Angel. R | 1h 56min | Drama | 11 July 2008 (USA) 2:04 | Trailer. 1 VIDEO | 19 IMAGES. A 90-year-old woman, rapidly losing her memory and knowing that sooner or later her life will be over, returns to the Manitoba farmhouse she grew up in to try and make peace with her dysfunctional family.
- Kari Skogland
- 2 min
The Stone Angel is a 2007 Canadian drama film written and directed by Kari Skogland. The screenplay is based on the 1964 novel of the same name by Margaret Laurence.
In "The Stone Angel," Hagar (Ellen Burstyn) is being pressured by her son Marvin (Dylan Baker) and daughter-in-law Doris (Sheila McCarthy) to move into a nursing home, to which she is fiercely...
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Based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Laurence, The Stone Angel is the story of feisty firecracker Hagar Shipley (Christine Horne, Ellen Burstyn). Her passionate heart has always ruled her head and her choices have put her at odds with family and friends.
The Stone Angel movie is based on the 1964 novel of the same title by Margaret Laurence. In Manitoba, Hagar Shipley is nearing 90. She has little, she tells us, but her memories.
STONE ANGEL is the well-acted story of the last week of elderly Hagar’s life as she reflects about the choices she made and tries to come to peace with her past. Most of the movie is told in flashback, starting when she was a young girl and continuing to the present. The movie, based on a novel, spans decades to tell the story.
The Stone Angel was one of the selected books in the 2002 edition of Canada Reads, where it was championed by Leon Rooke. In 2007, it was adapted into a movie, The Stone Angel, filmed in Winnipeg and Hartney, Manitoba. The film stars Ellen Burstyn, Dylan Baker, Ellen Page and Kevin Zegers.