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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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$2,907,768 (USA)
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Third and last film starring Mare Winningham and written by Barbara Turner. They had previously collaborated on the TV movies Freedom (1981) and Eye on the Sparrow (1987) 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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Featured in If We Picked the Winners (1996) See more »

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OPTIMISTIC VOICES (from THE WIZARD OF OZ)
By E.Y. Harburg, Harold Arlen and Herbert Stothart
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Powerful
26 December 1999 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This movie really touched me. It made me feel so much, and it moved me in so many ways, I can't even put a name on all the emotions it awoke within me. It contains some great music from Lou Reed, Van Morrison and Elvis Costello just to name a few.

But the movie belongs to Jennifer Jason Leigh, whose performance as singer Sadie Flood, the sister of a another - but famous - singer, Georgia (Mare Winningham), was the best in 1995. She should've got the Academy Award (OK, Susan, Sharon, Elizabeth, Meryl and Emma were all good, but really... the characters they played were not nearly as complex as Jennifer's, except maybe for Elizabeth's). Jennifer Jason Leigh always give great performances, and I'm pretty sure she'll get an Oscar eventually too. She deserves it.

Anyway, this movie is a definite 10-pointer. Go rent it. It's money well-placed, I assure you!


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