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The Member of the Wedding (1997)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  29 January 1997 (USA)
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There's a time in a young girl's life when nothing's right...but everything's possible.

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Rated PG for thematic elements and some language
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Berenice Sadie Brown: What you need is a needle.
Frankie Addams: I don't care anything about my old foot.
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Version of The Member of the Wedding (1952) See more »

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How Long Is Loneliness?
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Lyrics by Dennis Spiegel
Performed by Willow Wray
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A moving production with one minor flaw.
6 November 1999 | by (Portland OR USA) – See all my reviews

Carson McCullers would be proud of this film, one of the best made for television I've ever seen. The stunning actors have little room to move around (this was a play), but they managed to capture and hold my attention and pity. The subtle gender-identity issue was brought out well by Anna's great acting, but she almost lost me at the start with her horrible Southern accent. Once I accepted her bad accent, she more than made up for it with her made-real-for-me portrayal of Frankie.


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