• Publication date: December 22, 2013

Mona Lisa Smile

In 1953 Katherine Watson joins Wellesley College, a prestigious all-female campus, as the new art history professor. Yet when she finds that her students are more interested in nabbing a good husband than expanding their minds and scholastic growth, she is disappointed and tries to change the way Wellesley faculty think and go about their lives. All the while trying to be true to herself and her heart...

  • Publication date: December 22, 2013

Mona Lisa Smile

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2003

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May 15, 2016 09:15 (KSA) ~ May 15, 2016 08:15 (CLT)

(mbc.net) In 1953 Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts) joins Wellesley College, a prestigious all-female campus, as the new art history professor.

Yet when she finds that her students such as; Betty Warren (Kirsten Dunst), Joan Brandwyn (Julia Stiles), and Giselle Levy (Maggie Gyllenhaal) are more interested in nabbing a good husband than expanding their minds and scholastic growth, she is disappointed and tries to change the way Wellesley faculty think and go about their lives.

All the while trying to be true to herself and her heart...

Julia Roberts earned a record-breaking $25 million for her part in this 2003 production.

Starring:

  • Julia Roberts
  • Kirsten Dunst
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal
  • Julia Stiles
  • Ginnifer Goodwin
  • Dominic West
  • Juliet Stevenson

Directed by:  Mike Newell

Rating:  PG-13 for sexual content and thematic issues.