13 June 2024
are you there god? it's me, Margaret out soon to own in the UK

AreYou There God? It’s Me, Margaret UK Trailer Explores Life’s Biggest Questions

After 50 plus years in existence, Judy Blume‘s classic coming of age tale Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret has finally been adapted. In MayLionsgate Films will bring that adaptation to the big screen today you can enjoy the official UK Trailer.

Kelly Fremon Craig directs the film that explores life’s biggest questions. The book is aimed at pre-teens and young teens, all at crucial stages of life development. The book caused an outroar when it was released all thanks to the books subject matter which also included faith. The book was even banned and removed from libraries, schools during the 1980s.

Rachael McAdams is Barbara the mother of Margaret (Abby Ryder Fortson), 11 year removed from her life in New York. The pair move to a new home in New Jersey, Margaret is also going through puberty. Margaret like her mother is struggling to adjust to her new life, finding it hard to make friends.

For over fifty years, Judy Blume’s classic and groundbreaking novel Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. has impacted generations with its timeless coming-of-age story, insightful humour, and candid exploration of life’s biggest questions.

In Lionsgate’s big-screen adaptation, 11-year-old Margaret (Abby Ryder Fortson) is uprooted from her life in New York City for the suburbs of New Jersey, going through the messy and tumultuous throes of puberty with new friends in a new school. She relies on her mother, Barbara (Rachel McAdams), who is also struggling to adjust to life outside the big city, and her adoring grandmother, Sylvia (Kathy Bates), who isn’t happy they moved away and likes to remind them every chance she gets.

The film also stars Elle Graham, Benny Safdie, and Kathy BatesAre You There God? It’s Me, Margaret will be released in UK and Irish cinemas from 19th May.

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