Mary & Martha (2013) - Rotten Tomatoes

Mary & Martha (2013)

TOMATOMETER

——

——

Want to See

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Mary & Martha Trailers & Photos

Movie Info

Written by Richard Curtis and directed by Phillip Noyce, Mary and Martha stars Hilary Swank as Mary, and Brenda Blethyn as Martha, an American and an Englishwoman who have little in common apart from a tragedy that unexpectedly brings them together. Empowered by their friendship they form an alliance that takes them from their meeting in a remote part of Mozambique all the way to Washington--two ordinary mothers doing something extraordinary.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Television
Directed By:
Written By: Richard Curtis
Runtime:
Working Title Television

Cast

James Woods
as Mary's Father
Bongo Mbutuma
as Pumelete
Ian Redford
as Charles
Show More Cast

News & Interviews for Mary & Martha

Critic Reviews for Mary & Martha

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

While Swank and Blethyn make everything they're in more remarkable for their presence, the movie plays more like a based-on-fact Lifetime flick than an HBO work of fiction.

Full Review… | April 22, 2013
New York Post
Top Critic

Mary and Martha is fictional, but the characters have the blandness you generally find in docudramas.

Full Review… | April 19, 2013
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Full Review… | July 4, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

Mary and Martha is a little film with a big heart. While well acted and artfully shot, it suffers from message movie traps, which isn't to say I wasn't swept up in its good intentions.

Full Review… | April 26, 2013
RedEye

Audience Reviews for Mary & Martha

Fabulous movie ....very moving it made me think about others and what they go through. I am very please with this film

sherrimcqueen
sherri mcqueen
½

Sorry to say but with names like Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn in it and its and HBO original movie you hope for more of a film then this film that seem to feel like a few short stories tied up into one big mess of a movie

Mary & Martha Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Mary & Martha on our Movie forum!