Judy Blume’s Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret has been adapted into a new film starring Rachel McAdams and Kathy Bates.
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by American author Judy Blume has had an impact on generations thanks to its timeless coming-of-age story, insightful humor, and open examination of the most important questions about life.
Judy Blume wrote the 1970 middle-grade novel Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret about Margaret Simon, a sixth-grader who grew up with parents in an interfaith marriage. Margaret investigates her religious beliefs and tries to establish a place for herself in the world.
The book has been translated into more than 20 languages and has been hailed as a commercial and critical success. It has likewise been adapted into a film and a TV series.
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret explores faith, identity, and belonging. It is a timeless classic that readers of all ages have enjoyed for generations.
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret
In Lionsgate’s big-screen variation, 11-year-old Margaret (Abby Ryder Fortson) is removed from her life in New York City for suburbia of New Jersey, going through the untidy and wild pains of pubescence with new friends in another school. She relies on her mother, Barbara (Rachel McAdams), who is also having trouble adjusting to life outside of the big city. She also relies on her devoted grandmother, Sylvia (Kathy Bates), who is unhappy that they moved away and likes to remind them whenever she can.
Benny Safdie (Licorice Pizza, Good Time) and Julie Ansell (Richard Sakai), Kelly Fremon Craig (The Edge of Seventeen), Judy Blume (Best Picture, 1983 – Terms of Endearment), Amy Lorraine Brooks, Aldric La’auli Porter, and Jonathan McCoy (executive producer) star in the film, which was written for the screen and directed by Kelly Fremon Craig (The Edge of Seventeen).