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Ripe (1996)

 -  Drama  -  2 May 1997 (USA)
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When their abusive parents are killed in a car crash, twin sisters Rosie and Violet vow to run away to Kentucky in search of a better life. While on the road, the girls meet up with Pete, a... See full summary »

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Violet
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Rosie
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Pete
Ron Brice ...
Ken
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Janet Wyman
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Jimmy
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Colonel Wyman
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Dave
Curtis McClarin ...
H (as Curtis McLarin)
Donia Silver-Smith ...
Young Violet
Janna Silver-Smith ...
Young Rosie
Nurit Koppel ...
Fran
Bruce McCarty ...
Daniel
Candice Love ...
Maxine
Hollie Harper ...
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When their abusive parents are killed in a car crash, twin sisters Rosie and Violet vow to run away to Kentucky in search of a better life. While on the road, the girls meet up with Pete, a drifter working as a grounds keeper on a derelict army base, who takes them in. While Violet falls for him, Rosie becomes increasingly angry and hostile, and the sisters' childhood bond is eventually destroyed forever. Written by Babydoll xxx

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No one stays innocent forever.

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Rated R for sexuality involving youg teens, language, and some violence

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When pete is shot, he is still clearly breathing as you see his chest move. See more »

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Young Violet: [poking a stick at a pair of bugs] Die! Die! Die! Die!
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A true jewel...
24 May 2000 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the first films to really move me in a long time. The subjects touched on in the film, including the sexuality and sibling relationships are very true to life. A non-teen might not be able to quite relate to the story that well, but the story is universal (in a slightly extreme way). This film reached deep into the heart of two very real teenage girls, and told a very real story. I believe that it deserves some kudos.


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