Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Louis C.K., Andrew Dice Clay, Sally Hawkins, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Rated: PG-13 (For mature thematic material, language and sexual content)
While Jasmine herself didn't actively participate in the scheme her husband had her sign a lot of documents she didn't understand, and both wound up penniless by the time the government got through with them. Since she was an unwilling accomplice she was able to avoid jail time and was just sent to the streets (how thoughtful), where in desperation she ends up living with her half-sister Ginger (Sally Hawkins) and her two kids. Yet bad feelings from the past and a radical new lifestyle makes things difficult from the get go. For starters everyone who was affected by the Ponzi scheme walk up to her and tell her how much they hate her for what her husband did, as if it's her fault her husband turned out to be a criminal. Jasmine still goes to expensive stores to look around. She doesn't have money to buy anything of course, but she touches the windows with the longing look of a child who's just had their favorite toy taken away.
Parents, there is some mild sexuality and language, but nothing too serious. Recommended for ages 13 and up.