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Heart of Dixie (1989)

PG | | Drama | 25 August 1989 (USA)
Three young sorority women try to find love with potential men, while worrying about changes in their way of life when integration begins at their college in 1957 segregated Alabama.

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(novel), (screenplay)
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Cast

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Maggie DeLoach
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Aiken Reed
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Hoyt Cunningham
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Boots Claibourne
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Charles Payton 'Tuck' Tucker
Francesca P. Roberts ...
Keefi (as Francesca Roberts)
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Jenks
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Sister
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M.A.
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Jean
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Professor Flournoy
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Judge Claibourne
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Coralee Claibourne
Hazen Gifford ...
Dean Howard
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Storyline

Alabama, 1957. Pampered Souther belle Maggie DeLoach and her fellow sorority sisters Delia June, Keefi, and chapter president M.A., at Randolph College have lived the cosseted good life, free from worry and the strife that's starting to affect the rest of the Deep South during the Civil Rights movement. But when Maggie meets a liberal and dashing young photographer named Hoyt Cunningham who talks about the impending changes in the South, as well the radical talk from her outgoing classmate Aiken, Maggie knows her life will soon change too. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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25 August 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brennender Hass  »

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Box Office

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$1,097,333 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jason Bruce Robertson utilized his 1968 Chevy Camaro SS, as requested due to the need for "older" vehicles. However, it was cut from the film due to continuity issues, with the film supposedly set in the 1950's and not the late 1960's. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene with the national guard posted outside the administration building, the air conditioners which are placed prominently in two front windows are certainly not the type or size of air conditioners in 1957. See more »

Connections

References Blonde Sinner (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Randolph University Alma Mater
Written by Kenny Vance and Phillip Namanworth
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Heart of Dixie has no Heart
17 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a stinker. This movie was a total bore. I wanted to like this film because I'm a fan of all of the major characters. However, the characters were totally unbelievable. The Southern accents were laughable. There was no chemistry between any of the actors, let alone the two main stars. The acting was stiff and wooden, and appeared forced. In other words, it looked like they were acting. Poor Ally had a sour looking face the entire film. She must of realized what a stinker this movie was. I'd rate this movie no better then a local high school drama play. If you want to see a movie about racial injustice, rent the DVD classic, To Kill A Mockingbird; don't waste $14.99 buying this mess.


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