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Georgia (1995)

Sadie is desperately looking up to her older sister Georgia who is a famous C&W artist. Sadie wants to be a famous artist like her sister, but is always doing everything wrong. Her ... See full summary »

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Sadie is desperately looking up to her older sister Georgia who is a famous C&W artist. Sadie wants to be a famous artist like her sister, but is always doing everything wrong. Her desperate need to be accepted by her sister is constantly complicated by her drug and alcohol problems. Georgia lives a very ordered life with husband, house and children, and Sadie does everything to get her attention. Written by <Magnus.Salomonsson.3041@student.uu.se>

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The toughest act to follow was their dreams.

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Rated R for substance abuse, language and a sex scene | See all certifications »
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Opening Weekend USA:

$55,461, 10 December 1995, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,110,104
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After The Silence of the Lambs (1991) became a resounding success in 1991, Ted Levine, who played a serial killer in the film, became typecast as a villain by casting directors. It was Jennifer Jason Leigh who convinced the director of this film that he could portray a stay-at-home dad supporting his wife. Levine says he is now forever grateful for Leigh's belief in his versatility. See more »

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(at around 6 mins) Bobby's right hand is on, then off, his water glass. See more »

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Georgia: Sadie's pain must be fed. And we're all here to serve.
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SALLY CAN'T DANCE
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Perhaps Too Character Driven For Its Own Good
14 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is an independent drama featuring two sisters: Georgia a successful C&W singer and her younger sister Sadie who is a grunge rock chick and that's the story . When I say " story " I don't mean " plot " because unfortunately GEORGIA doesn't have a plot which is a shame since this movie falls short because of its low concept story . It's very well acted by all the cast and Marie Winningham was Oscar nominated as the title character while Jennifer Jason Leigh ( One of America's most underrated actresses of the last two decades ) is superb . Yeah you want to grab hold of Sadie and strangle some sense into her but having an abundance of reckless stupidity is how the character is written and Leigh plays her to perfection . it's just a shame that the film suffers from a lack of incidents in a tale featuring sibling rivalry with the most nail biting moment being when Sadie being refused on a plane because she has no shoes ! Will she get some footwear before the plane leaves ? That's the nearest we get to excitement


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