The Magic of Belle Isle

Starring Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen and Madeline Carroll - Available on DVD and Blu-ray™

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"MORGAN FREEMAN IS JUST SUPERB… ONE OF ROB REINER’S BEST. A BEAUTIFUL FILM YOU WON’T SOON FORGET..."

-BoxOffice Magazine

"IT TAKES ITS TIME IN A WAY THAT MOVIES HARDLY EVER DO NOWADAYS. It lulls you and strokes you with a sensuous appreciation of lazy summer days. The magic of the title emanates from the beautiful, measured performances of its stars. Virginia Madsen is radiant."

-Stephen Holden, NY Times

"A WARM, HUMAN, FEEL-GOOD EXPERIENCE ABOUT BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN PEOPLE"

-New York Observer

"THE PERFECT SUMMER FILM. ONE OF ROB REINER’S BEST. Morgan Freeman is superb. A wonderful family story you won’t soon forget."

-Pete Hammond, Boxoffice Magazine

"Audiences will respond to the warmth of the acting and the sensitivity of Rob Reiner's direction. Morgan Freeman is a master incapable of a false move or intonation."

-Stephen Farber, Reel Talk

"Morgan Freeman is magic!"

-Cindy Pearlman, Chicago Sun Times

"It’s a cut above a lot of family fare."

-Bill Bregoli, CBS Radio

"**** Seamlessly eloquent."

-Prairie Miller, News Blaze

"An excellent, uplifting story of redemption!"

-Bill Handlesman / KPFK 90.7

About The Film

Morgan Freeman plays Monte Wildhorn, a famous Western novelist whose passion for writing hits an impasse. He takes a lakeside cabin for the summer in picturesque Belle Isle, befriending the family next door–an attractive single mom (Virginia Madsen) and her young daughters–who help him find inspiration again.

Cast & Crew

Cast:
Morgan Freeman
Virginia Madsen
Madeline Carroll
Kenan Thompson

Directed by:
Rob Reiner

Written by:
Guy Thomas
Rob Reiner
Andrew Scheinman

PG - for mild thematic elements and language including some suggestive comments.
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