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Louisiana (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | History | Romance  -  22 October 1984 (USA)
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Virginia Tregan returns to her home in the U.S. Deep South from a sojourn in Paris only to discover that her family plantation and its holdings have been lost. She determines to recoup her ... See full summary »

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Virginia Tregan
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Clarence Dandridge
Andréa Ferréol ...
Mignette
Lloyd Bochner ...
Adrien Damvillier
Victor Lanoux ...
Charles de Vigors
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Oswald
Hilly Hicks ...
Brent
Raymond Pellegrin ...
Morley
Ken Pogue ...
Dr. Murphy
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Ivy
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Anne Mac Gregor
James Bearden ...
Percy Templeton
Larry Lewis ...
Adrien II
Wayne Best ...
Maj. McGregor
Ron L. Lewis ...
Pierre Damvillier (as Ron Lewis)
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Virginia Tregan returns to her home in the U.S. Deep South from a sojourn in Paris only to discover that her family plantation and its holdings have been lost. She determines to recoup her family's fortune. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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A Different View of the Old South
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"Louisiana" remains one of my favorite movies about the Old South, and I believe it is as good as "Gone With the Wind," though a bit different. So many films about the Civil War depict the war as the only disappointment or tragedy to befall the characters and ruin their previously "idyllic" lives. Indeed, my own family, who experienced the Civil War in Virginia, handed down from one generation to another a chronic complaint: "The Union army ruined our lives." Actually, of course, my family's unwise choices and lack of judgment and values did the real damage, long after the Civil War was "history." I appreciate the film "Louisiana" because it shows many disappointments and tragedies, besides the war, that adversely impacted the characters and essentially destroyed their dreams and their families. It has been a while since I have seen the film, but I thoroughly enjoyed the performances of Margot Kidder, Lloyd Bochner, and the late Ian Charleson. I also was very much impressed with the costumes, scenery, and soundtrack of the film, and I look forward to finding this mini- series on DVD.


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