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Silly, sweet, farcical and subversive, Pumpkin pushes the boundaries of teen melodrama to anabsurd pitch, resulting in a film that is bracing, hilariously funny, and quite often, and in unexpected ways, touching (A.O. Scott, The New York Times)! Sexy Carolyn McDuffy (Christina Ricci) has a perfect lifea good family, a top sorority and a hot boyfrienduntil she meets the not-so-perfect Pumpkin, (Hank Harris), a challenged discus thrower who touches her soul and turns her life upside down. Suddenly smitten, Carolyn finds herself embroiled in a culture clash that will make you laugh with humor, with recognition and with disbelief (Roger Ebert) as you follow her hysterical journey from popular insider'to ostracized outcast!
Very odd movie, but also very compelling. I am thinking of giving it to some of my online students as an extra credit writing assignment. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Ashley English
This movie is fantastic and I haven't seen it in years. BUT, I'm really angry that I spent money to rent (I almost bought it) for a movie that left out important scenes. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kat
In a world where many of us are stuck in our own bubble, Pumpkin sheds light on the troubles of stereotyping, classicist attitudes, and the stark reality of a love existing beyond... Read morePublished 7 months ago by kationary
It is exaggerated in its presentation and unrealistic with its situations but that is its charm. It is a grey movie, not black and white. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ash