Citizen Ruth

Citizen Ruth (1996)

Genres - Comedy, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Satire  |   Release Date - Aug 24, 1996  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Citizen Ruth is a 1996 comedy film written by Jim Taylor and Alexander Payne. The film is the directorial debut of Payne. It stars Laura Dern in the title role of a poor, irresponsible and pregnant woman who unexpectedly attracts attention from those involved in the debate about the morality and legality of abortion. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 1996. It later opened in limited release in the United States on December 13, 1996. As of 2015, Citizen Ruth remains to be the only film directed by Alexander Payne not nominated for any Academy Awards.

Movie Info

Budget

$3,000,000

Box Office

$285,112

Tags

Abortion, Drug Addiction, Extremist, Independent Film, Judge, Ruth

Attributes

Narrative Location: Nebraska
Subject: abortion

Alternate Titles

Baby Business
DE
Caminhos Mal Traçados
PT
Citizen Ruth
AU, CA, EC, JP, ES, GB, US
Ciutadana Ruth
ES
Ez az életem
HU
Građanka Rut
RS
Građanka Ruth
HR
Kansalainen Ruth
FI
La storia di Ruth - Donna americana
IT
Meet Ruth Stoops
US
Precious
US
Ruth em Questão
BR
Ruth, una chica sorprendente
MX, ES
The Devil Inside
US
Un sujet capital
CA
Waiting to Inhale
US
Złe i gorsze
PL
Πολίτης Ρουθ
GR
Гражданка Рут
RU
Гражданката Рут
BG
Громадянка Рут
UA
天使樂翻天
TW