Published: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, , c2002 Edition: Full-screen ed Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN: 0790772140, Language: English
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
Based on the novel by Janet Fitch
Special features: additional scenes; Bravo special "The making of White oleander"; HBO first look: "The journey of White oleander"
Alison Lohman, Robin Wright Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Billy Connolly, Svetlana Efremova, Patrick Fugit, Cole Hauser, Noah Wyle
Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic elements concerning dysfunctional relationships, drug content, language, sexuality and violence