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On DVD/VOD: November 5, 2002

1h 58m | Comedy, Horror

Perky, perfect Carolyn (Ricci) and her Alpha Omega Pi sisters plan to win Sorority of the Year by impressing the Greek Council with a killer charity: coaching mentally challenged athletes for the regional Challenged Games. When Carolyn is assigned to coach Pumpkin (Harris), she's terrified at first, but soon sees in him something she's never seen before: a gentle humanity and honest clarity that touches her soul. To the horror of her friends and Pumpkin's overprotective mother (Blethyn), Carolyn falls in love, becoming an outcast in the process. As Carolyn's "perfect life" falls apart, Pumpkin teaches her that perfect isn't always perfect after all.

Director: Adam Larson Broder, Anthony R. Abrams
Studio: United Artists Films
Producer(s): Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa
Cast: Christina Ricci, Hank Harris, Brenda Blethyn, Dominique Swain, Marisa Coughlan, Sam Ball
Writer(s): Adam Larson Broder
Official Site: www.mgm.com/ua/pumpkin/

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