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Georgia -- Sadie is desperately looking up to her older sister Georgia who is a famous Country musician. However, Sadie's tumultuous lifestyle puts a strain on their relationship.

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Barbara Turner (written by)
Contact:
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Release Date:
8 December 1995 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The toughest act to follow was their dreams.
Plot:
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... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 6 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Powerful See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Sadie Flood

Mare Winningham ... Georgia Flood

Ted Levine ... Jake

Max Perlich ... Axel Goldman

John Doe ... Bobby

John C. Reilly ... Herman
Jimmy Witherspoon ... Trucker

Jason Carter ... Chasman

Tom Bower ... Erwin Flood
Smokey Hormel ... Leland
Jimmy Z. ... Clay
Tony Marsico ... Paul
Jamian Briar ... Andrew Flood
Rachel Rasco ... Mish Flood
Nicole Donahoo ... Young Sadie Flood
Aisleagh Jackson ... Young Georgia Flood
Colleen O'Hara ... Ticket Agent
Bruce Wirth ... Dan Ferguson
Dieter Thomas Kuhn ... Bartender at Larry's (as Thomas Kuhn)
Bill Johns ... Promoter

Mina Badie ... Bobby's Girlfriend
Chris Carlson ... Reporter at Larry's
Shawn Cox ... 17-Year-Old Boy
Jeff Steitzer ... Drunk
Michael Shapiro ... Brian

Barbara Deering ... Nurse #1
Stephanie Shine ... Nurse #2
Jay Keye ... Gate Agent
Jo Miller ... Jo Miller
Craig Huston ... Drunk in Crowd (as C.W. Huston)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Ahern ... Featured Dancer (uncredited)
Wendy Bones ... Concert crowd member (uncredited)
Shawn Garrett ... Concert fan (uncredited)

Directed by
Ulu Grosbard 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Barbara Turner (written by)

Produced by
Ben Barenholtz .... executive producer
Amanda DiGiulio .... line producer
Ulu Grosbard .... producer
Jennifer Jason Leigh .... producer
Barbara Turner .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Jan Kiesser 
 
Film Editing by
Elizabeth Kling 
 
Casting by
Renee Rousselot 
 
Production Design by
Lester Cohen 
 
Art Direction by
Rondi Tucker 
 
Set Decoration by
Crista Schneider 
 
Costume Design by
Carol Oditz 
 
Makeup Department
Lori Guidroz .... hair department head
Micheline Trépanier .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Amanda DiGiulio .... unit production manager
Lemore Syvan .... post-production manager
Lemore Syvan .... post-production supervisor
Stacia White .... music production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Craig Huston .... first assistant director
Elisa Sansalone .... second second assistant director
Lynn Wegenka .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
George M. Abeyta .... set dresser
Matthew Ebert .... art department coordinator
Steven E. Eyrse .... head painter
Steven E. Eyrse .... scenic artist
Jonathan Faber .... art department production assistant
Noelle King .... set designer
Kim Larsen-Santini .... assistant property master
Rebecca Leonard .... paint foreman
Melissa Matthies .... property master
Michael McCombe .... greensman
Robert A. Neer .... set dresser
Robert A. Neer .... swing
Mary Seibert .... set dresser
Alun Vick .... construction coordinator
Nick Worsfold .... scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist
Lee Dichter .... sound re-recording mixer
Lewis Goldstein .... sound effects editor
Skip Lievsay .... supervising sound editor
Nicholas Renbeck .... apprentice sound editor
Fred Rosenberg .... dialogue editor
Kira Smith .... boom operator
Philip Stockton .... sound editor
Mark Weingarten .... production sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Don Dumas .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter K. Anderson .... camera operator
Ed Ewing .... camera operator
David J. Frederick .... camera operator (as David Frederick)
Kirk R. Gardner .... Steadicam operator (as Kirk Gardner)
Lulu Gargiulo .... camera operator (as Lulu Gargiulio)
Steve Itano .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Scott Leyse .... assistant camera
Rebecca Revak .... second assistant camera
Gregory D. Smith .... grip
Scott Watkins .... best boy grip
Bob Webeck .... additional first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Tina Kerr .... extras casting
Jodi Rothfield .... seattle casting
Katie Ryan .... casting: Seattle
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marienne O'Brien .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Sam Adelman .... assistant editor
Sandra Nash .... apprentice editor
Patricia Sztaba .... negative matcher
Stan Sztaba .... negative matcher
 
Music Department
Todd Kasow .... music editor
Margaret Lite .... music production assistant
J. Steven Soles .... music producer (as Steven Soles)
Tom Swift .... music mixer
Robin Urdang .... music consultant
Stacia White .... music production manager
 
Transportation Department
Roy A. Grace .... driver
Rick Wiley .... driver: camera car
 
Other crew
Ronald Arthur Baker .... caterer
Travis Blue .... production assistant
Mark Botvinick .... production assistant
Kristin Capp .... location assistant
Bradley Dumont .... assistant to director
Roger D. Faires .... assistant location manager
Alisoun F. Lamb .... production coordinator
Meg McHutchison .... location manager
Carrie Ann Morrow .... technical advisor
Susan Pearce .... first assistant production accountant
Atalanta Powell .... production assistant
Lou Ann Quast .... script supervisor
Gary Roundtree .... production assistant
Dixie Lee Sedgwick .... stand-in
 
Thanks
Elvis Costello .... special thanks
Van Morrison .... special thanks
Lou Reed .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for substance abuse, language and a sex scene
Runtime:
115 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The film is based on an actual incident that happened in the family of Jennifer Jason Leigh and Barbara Turner, who is Leigh's mother and the film's writer.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: (at around 6 mins) Bobby's right hand is on, then off, his water glass.See more »
Quotes:
Georgia:Sadie's pain must be fed. And we're all here to serve.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
CURE FOR PAINSee more »

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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Powerful, 26 December 1999
Author: Magnus (johnsson1@hotmail.com) from Sweden

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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