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The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)

 -  Drama  -  23 November 1994 (USA)
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The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the ... See full summary »

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Earlene Pomerleau
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Roberta Bean
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Reuben Bean
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Beal Bean
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Lee Pomerleau
Lance Robinson ...
Young Beal Bean
Rae Adams ...
Young Earlene Pomerleau
Ariana Lamon-Anderson ...
Bonnie Loo
Michael MacRae ...
Cole Deveraux
James Gervasi ...
Pa Bean
Sue Ann Gilfillan ...
Aunt Hoover
Susanna Burney ...
Merry Merry
Marjorie Nelson ...
Gram Pomerleau
Jim Chiros ...
Loren
Todd Moore ...
Pete
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The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than any daytime television soap opera; especially Beal Bean, and especially Beal Bean shirtless. When Reuben Bean is sent to prison for resisting arrest for out-of-season deer hunting, Beal takes up with Reuben's woman Roberta. He also has a child by Earlene, with a triangle of sex complicated by poverty. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Don't Judge my Intelligence by the Amount of Stars I Gave this Horrid Film.
10 March 2005 | by (South Dakota, United States) – See all my reviews

Okay. This is probably one of my favorite books of all time. I can't even begin to explain how they screw this up in the movie. I sat down, EXCITED and watched this film, and got up DEPRESSED and wanting to cry. It wasn't as if I was depressed by the sad content of the film, but the quality made me physically ill. Don't waste your time on it. The only reason why I gave it that one star is because the book deserves ten. The actors in this movie couldn't work out of a paper bag. I kept screaming "Where's Keanu!?" and "Why! Why!" I wish they wouldn't of made "Beans..." into a film, because this book is the one book I wanted to turn into a movie. And I think that with my minimal movie making skills, mine would look like "Citizen Kane" compared to this elementary garbage.


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