Future Weather 2013 NR CC

Amazon Instant Video

(8) IMDb 6/10
Available in HD
Watch trailer

Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teen conservationist becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to learn to trust each other as they leap into the unknown.

Starring:
Perla Haney-Jardine, Amy Madigan
Runtime:
1 hour 40 minutes

Available in HD on supported devices.

Future Weather

By placing your order, you agree to our Terms of Use. Sold by Amazon Digital Services, Inc. Additional taxes may apply.

Product Details

Genres Drama
Director Jenny Deller
Starring Perla Haney-Jardine, Amy Madigan
Supporting actors Amy Madigan, Marin Ireland, William Sadler, Anubhav Jain, Jenny Dare Paulin, Michael Porter, Moriah Cebollero, Marc Forget, Jessica Hoffman, Marlena Kalm, Jennifer Layne Park, Peter Patrikios, Ernesto Rosas, Meredith Riley Stewart, Ellis Walding, Patrick Welsh, Cheryl Williams
Studio Virgil Films and Entertainment
MPAA rating NR (Not Rated)
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 7-day viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Man VINE VOICE on April 21, 2013
Format: DVD
"Future Weather" finds a bright young girl trying to spread the word about climate change while her personal world is collapsing. Launduree (Perla Haney-Jardine), age 13, is forever trying to inform her rural Illinois community about the dangers of global warning. She plants trees wherever possible and lectures her best friend about the importance of mussels to the marine environment.

One day she comes home to her trailer park to find a note from her single mom (Marin Ireland) saying she has gone off to Hollywood to follow her dream of being a makeup artist to the stars. All she leaves behind is $50. Still, Launduree clings to her home and a school carbon dioxide experiement. But her grandmother (Amy Madigan) has other plans. Thrust together, they learn to trust each other in the face of an uncertain future.

The film works best as a character study of a youngster too intelligent for her environment and Ms. Hanley-Jardine does an admirable job anchoring the movie. Ms. Madigan as a hard-working, hard-drinking blue-collar woman overcomes the stereotypical aspects of the role. The picture calls attention not only to climate change, but also to the concern of the young about the planet they will inherit.

Bonus features include deleted scenes and the short film, "Save the Future."
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: DVD
I had never heard of the indie "Future Weather" by first time writer/director Jenny Deller before sitting down to watch it. And this lack of expectation probably served me well. A very small picture, "Future Weather" paints a vivid portrait of small town life, a girl's search for purpose, and the restructuring of a fractured family. With strong supporting turns from Lili Taylor and Amy Madigan (one of my choices for the most underrated actress ever), the movie is both smart and grounded. But what makes this effort stand out has got to be its young star, Perla Haney-Jardine. Front and center in almost every scene, Haney-Jardine creates a truly original protagonist. Her character, Lauduree, is not the typical representation of teen angst that you've seen a dozen time before. Instead, she plays the savvy outsider. Instead of confronting the difficulties in her personal life, she chooses instead to focus on a myriad of ecological concerns. But in many ways, this obsession stands as both a metaphor for her troubles and a defense mechanism against the emotional unpleasantness of her upbringing.

Small Spoilers in synopsis:

As the movie opens, Lauduree has just been abandoned by her mother (Marin Ireland) who goes to Hollywood to pursue her dreams. With limited provisions, it is her mother's wishes that she turn to her grandmother (Madigan) for support. Lauduree, however, tries to go it alone. She acts as if everything is perfectly normal and throws herself into her environmental experiments. She is wary of others, nor is she particularly nice, and this standoffishness keeps her in isolation. Soon, though, the cracks start showing and her secret will be exposed. Very subtly, people start coming into her life.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By SanDiegoJesse on July 7, 2014
Format: Amazon Instant Video
Sweet film. I didn't expect much from it when I chose it, but was quite surprised. Enjoyed the female cast a great deal, especially the protagonist. Refreshing change to see a film without violence, car crashes, nudity, profanity, etc. And nice to see a movie about women just trying to live their lives.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I love movies that go a little deeper, make me think, question. But a lot of movies I really like some folks don't seem to get. This might be one of those. It's worth a watch just for the actors.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again