Elvis and Anabelle Movie Reviews, Trailer, and More Info
Elvis and Anabelle Movie Reviews, Trailer, and More Info

Elvis and Anabelle Movie Reviews, Trailer, and More Info

Will Geiger wrote and directed the American romantic drama film Elvis and Anabelle. Max Minghella, Mary Steenburgen, and Keith Carradine are among the film’s notable cast members. First shown at the South by Southwest Film and Music Festival (SXSW) on March 10, 2007, the film was then released by HBO in 2012.

Elvis and Anabelle Plot

Teen Elvis Moreau cares for his father Charlie and operates their funeral home. Charlie has been mentally challenged for years, so Elvis took over operating the home. However, he doesn’t have his embalming license, so Charlie officially performs the duties. Elvis maintains images of the finished corpses in a scrapbook.

Nearby, Anabelle Leigh is a pageant girl, living with her mother Geneva and alcoholic stepfather Jimmy. She has bulimia and Jimmy undoubtedly sexually abuses her. Geneva put her into beauty pageants very young, expecting they could have financial independence from men.

Moments after qualifying for the nationals, Anabelle’s heart stops on stage. Sent to Moreaus’ Funeral Home, Elvis begins working on her. 

Entranced, he kisses her and he accidentally captures it on tape. A gust of wind rips open the window, when he shuts it, Anabelle instantly gasps awake. Shocked, he phones the police and wakes Charlie, reminding him he was working on Anabelle.

Anabelle is returned to Geneva and Jimmy is significantly transformed. She neither has an eating condition nor is she interested in pageants, but Geneva still pressures her to continue.

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Elvis and Anabelle Cast

Max Minghella As Elvis Moreau

Max Giorgio Choa Minghella was born on September 16th, 1985 in London, England, and is an English actor, producer, director, and writer. Syriana (2005), Art School Confidential (2006), Elvis and Anabelle (2007), The Social Network (2010); The Ides of March (2011); The Internship (2013); Horns (2013); and Spiral (2021) are a few of his notable film credits. 

He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his role as Nick Blaine in The Handmaid’s Tale (2017–present), for which he played Nick Blaine.

Blake Lively As Anabelle Leigh

There is an American actress by the name of Blake Ellender Lively (born Blake Ellender Brown on August 25, 1987). Three Teen Choice Awards, a People’s Choice Award, plus nominations for two Critics’ Choice Awards and an Academy of Country Music Award are among the many honors she has received throughout the years.

Ernie Lively’s daughter, Lively was born in Los Angeles, California, and made her acting debut in the director’s Sandman (1998). Both The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel were a commercial success thanks to her performance as Bridget Vreeland. 

She co-starred in the 2006 comedy Accepted with Justin Long before becoming well-known for her role as Serena van der Woodsen on the CW teen drama Gossip Girl.

Joe Mantegna As Charlie Moreau

In addition to his work as an actor, producer, and director, Joseph Anthony Mantegna was born on November 13, 1947.

It was in the Chicago version of Hair that Mantegna made his stage debut in 1969. David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross was the first of several collaborations with Mamet that garnered him a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play and a Joseph Jefferson Award. 

A Life in the Theatre, The Disappearance of the Jews, and Speed-the-Plow were all premiered on Broadway by him and Mamet. Mamet’s Lakeboat, directed by Mantegna, had a successful run at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. He went on to direct Lakeboat, which was based on a screenplay by him. 

Mantegna also acted in Mamet’s films House of Games (1987), Things Change (1988), Homicide (1991), and Redbelt (1991). (2008).

Other Members

  • Mary Steenburgen as Geneva Leigh
  • Keith Carradine as Jimmy

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Elvis and Anabelle Movie Reviews

Elvis (Max Minghella) is a mortician when the story of “Elvis and Anabelle” begins. The character of Elvis Presley is initially startling. His preoccupation with the deceased is morbid and out of character for him. He’s far too unlikable to be tolerated. 

With Blake Lively as Anabelle, our options are limited. She’s a beauty queen from Texas with anorexia. The film’s lone likable character is a Texas beauty queen, and I think that’s a big mistake.

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I’m not interested in or invested in the people in this romance drama since they’re so out-of-the-ordinary. It’s possible that “Elvis and Anabelle” will appeal to those who enjoy supernatural-themed romance tales. However, this film is a miss for fans of well-written characters. “Wake” (2009), on the other hand, is a better choice. However, while “Wake” begins with an embalming room and a girl who doesn’t seem at home in this world, its bizarre twists and turns are more logical progressions.

Elvis and Anabelle Trailer

Elvis and Anabelle (trailer) – Accent Films

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