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Georgia (1995)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Mish Flood
Nicole Donahoo ...
Young Sadie Flood
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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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8 December 1995 (USA)  »

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Джорджия  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$55,461, 10 December 1995, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,110,104
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As of 2018, features Mare Winningham's only Oscar nominated performance. 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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Sadie Flood: In the dark we're all scared. We're all scared, and there's more of us out there all the time.
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Featured in If We Picked the Winners (1996) See more »

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SHOTGUN DOWN THE AVALANCHE
By Shawn Colvin and John Leventhal
Performed by Shawn Colvin
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4 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

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.

Beyond anything else you can say about this film, it is a showcase for Jennifer Jason Leigh. She not only stars -- and sings -- but produced the film, and along with her mother (Barbara Turner) wrote the script, based on a real-life experience.

The casting of Ted Levine is interesting. Apparently he was cast to help distance him from the "Buffalo Bill" image he had acquired. But they made little attempt to modify his look. He still looks very much like Buffao Bill, though he is quite capable of altering his appearance by merely growing a mustache (see "Monk").


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