Citizen Ruth

A jaundiced, blackly-comic look a la Preston Sturges at the abortion debate through the bleary eyes of Ruth Stoops (Laura Dern), a scrawny, ignorant, white-trash huffer who finds herself at the middle of a media whirlwind. Dern turns in a no-holds-barred performance as the pathetic Ruth, who doesn't want to be a mother, doesn't want to go to jail, doesn't...read more

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01:46 — An irresponsible, drug-addicted, recently impregnated woman finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A jaundiced, blackly-comic look a la Preston Sturges at the abortion debate through the bleary eyes of Ruth Stoops (Laura Dern), a scrawny, ignorant, white-trash huffer who finds herself at the middle of a media whirlwind. Dern turns in a no-holds-barred p… (more)

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