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A Place at the Table (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $231,378Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $1,278,439 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $17,740 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $1,296,179
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49 million people in the U.S. - one in four children - donít know where their next meal is coming from, despite our having the means to provide nutritious, affordable food for all Americans. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine this issue through the lens of three people who are struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 1st, 2013 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
Video Release: March 1st, 2013 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and brief mild language.
(Rating bulletin 2242, 9/26/2012)
Running Time: 84 minutes
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Keywords: Food, Political, Poverty, Agitprop, Voiceover/Narration, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Catalyst Films, Silverbush
Production Countries: United States


Jeff Bridges    Himself
Barbie Izquierdo    Herself
Rosie Rosie    Herself
Tremonica Tremonica    Herself
David Beckmann    Himself
Joel Berg    Himself
Dr. J. Larry Brown    Himself
Odessa Cherry    Herself
Mariana Chilton    Himself
Ken Cook    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Kristi Jacobson
Producer    Lori Silverbush
Producer    Julie Goldman
Producer    Ryan Harrington
Executive Producer    Tom Colicchio
Executive Producer    Jeff Skoll
Executive Producer    Diane Weyermann
Executive Producer    Christina Weiss Lurie
Executive Producer    Jeffrey Lurie
Editor    Madeleine Gavin
Editor    Jean Tsien
Editor    Andrea B. Scott
Composer    T-Bone Burnett
Composer    The Civil Wars
Director of Photography    Daniel B. Gold
Director of Photography    Kirsten Johnson

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 25th, 2013

June 24th, 2013

It's summer time. Long time readers know what that means for the home market. It's bad news. There are a couple of first-run releases to come out: The Call and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. The former was a solid midlevel hit earning more than $50 million on a $13 million budget. The latter bombed. Neither one is a contender for Pick of the Week. There are a couple limited releases that might rise to that level, but I think the best release is Todd & the Book of Pure Evil: The Complete Second Season on DVD. Unfortunately, the screener arrived late so I haven't had a chance to review it, and I hate handing out that honor when till after I give the screener a full review. Fortunately, there is a screener that arrived late that is worth that honor: My Neighbor Totoro on Blu-ray. More...

Per Theater Chart: Getting Stoked

March 5th, 2013

There was only one film able to top $10,000 on the per theater chart, as Stoker earned an average of $22,935 in seven theaters. Its reviews were only good and not great, so I'm not sure how well it will do next week. More...

Limited Releases: Stoked for Limited Releases

March 1st, 2013

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/03/01 41 $92,257   35 $2,636   $92,257 3
2013/03/08 53 $31,727 -66% 35 $906   $152,768 10
2013/03/15 65 $13,538 -57% 19 $713   $181,394 17
2013/03/22 91 $3,835 -72% 17 $226   $191,959 24
2013/03/29 102 $2,036 -47% 8 $255   $198,675 31
2013/04/05 87 $3,826 +88% 14 $273   $203,566 38
2013/04/12 87 $3,133 -18% 9 $348   $212,278 45
2013/04/19 79 $5,045 +61% 11 $459   $218,044 52
2013/04/26 101 $1,014 -80% 7 $145   $221,112 59
2013/05/03 96 $2,026 +100% 7 $289   $226,356 66
2013/05/10 90 $2,698 +33% 5 $540   $230,522 73

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