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My Louisiana Sky (2001)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  13 May 2001 (USA)
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A girl comes to terms with her mentally challenged parents.

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Dorie Kay
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Tiger Ann Parker
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Jewel Ramsey
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Corrina Ramsey Parker
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Lonnie Parker
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Magnolia
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Jesse Wade Thompson
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Abby Lynn Anders
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Dr. Randall
Barry Stillwell ...
Brother Dave
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A girl comes to terms with her mentally challenged parents.

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It was the summer Aunt Dorie Kay came home... and nothing would ever be the same again. See more »

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Jewel: That noise-box is spookin' those hens. Your mama's spendin' too much time in front of that thing.
Tiger Ann Parker: I know. Yesterday, when Daddy came home, she didn't even notice. I could tell his feelings were hurt.
Jewel: Well, this mornin', I asked her to help me hang the wash, and you know what she said? 'To the moon, Alice.' Now, that doesn't make any sense to me at all, so I figure it comes from that noise-box.
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A coming of age drama set in the deep south.
1 June 2001 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Adam Arkin directs this thought provoking drama set in rural Louisiana in the early 1950's. So much can happen to a young girl in just one summer. A 12 year old girl(Kelsey Keel) has been forced to come to grips with the fact her parents are developmentally disabled. The family is held together by the girl's grandmother(Shirley Knight). Rich Aunt Dorie(Juliette Lewis)comes home to try and ease the family's woes.

Tender and quite touching. Well worth watching.


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