Release date:December 11, 2009
(limited; expands: Dec. 25; wide: Jan. 15)
Studio:DreamWorks Pictures (Paramount)
MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for mature thematic material involving disturbing violent content and images, and some langua
Screenwriters:Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens
Starring:Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli, Saoirse Ronan
Based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, and directed by Oscar® winner Peter Jackson from a screenplay by Jackson & Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens, "The Lovely Bones" centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family – and her killer – from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. Oscar® nominee Mark Wahlberg and Oscar® winners Rachel Weisz and Susan Sarandon star along with Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli and Oscar® nominee Saoirse Ronan.