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by Nigel M Smith
July 11, 2012 5:06 PM
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Video: 'Margaret' the Extended Cut Premieres in New York With Cast and Crew

Kenneth Lonergan and Mark Ruffalo
On Monday, Indiewire and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment were proud to host a free screening of the extended cut of "Margaret" (all 186 minutes of it) in New York. Writer/director Kenneth Lonergan was in attendance, along with most of the principal cast including Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick and J. Smith-Cameron.

For Longergan, it marked a bittersweet moment following a blink-and-you'll-miss-it theatrical run, which led to an aggressive Twitter campaign identified by the hashtag "#teammargaret" that called for more press screenings of the film and helped elevate its profile. #teammargaret was out in full force on Monday, with many fans lining up for hours to see the special cut on the big screen, and hear the cast and crew look back on the film.

For those that couldn't make it in or didn't make it out to the event, below is the entire Q&A with the "Maragaret" team, hosted by Tony Award-winning playwright Tony Kushner ("Angels in America").

"Margaret" is now available on a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack. The release includes both the theatrical and the extended cut.

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4 Comments

  • Maxine | July 12, 2012 7:56 AMReply

    Real shame wanted to listen to this but had real problems playing it after 15 minutes in. Could you post it to youtube instead?

  • jingmei | July 12, 2012 2:49 AMReply

    Want to thank for the awesome stuff while waiting for the downloading of the video clip. Thought the 150 minutes cut was the extended cut. This is a sincerely good film.

  • M | July 11, 2012 11:35 PMReply

    Really appreciate the attempt to upload this but video doesn't play after about 10:30...

  • anna | July 11, 2012 5:27 PMReply

    no sound!!!