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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Nola Augustson ...
Mrs. Thompson
Robert Haley ...
Mr. Thompson
Rudy Webb ...
Otis Calhoun
Neil Girvan ...
Milton Lambert
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Shorty
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Abby Lynn Anders
Kerry Dorey ...
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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Az otthon kék ege  »

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Magnolia: You be careful. This ain't Taitter.
Tiger Ann Parker: Saitter.
Magnolia: Taitter, Saitter, what's the difference? This is a big city. Don't talk to strangers.
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Brilliantly realized adaptation of coming-of-age novel
21 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a winning and whimsical tale of a girl coming-of-age in rural Louisiana in the 1950's. Kelsey Keel has a winning debut as Tiger Ann, the central character. And her chemistries in the three main relationships with her grandmother (Shirley Knight), retarded mother (Amelia Campbell), and sophisticated aunt (Juliette Lewis) are superb. The costumes are delicious. And the emotions are genuine. Adam Arkin does a great job getting an honest salt-of-the-Earth feel from building a brilliantly realized Canadian abstraction of the time and place. This is one movie worth watching even if you already read the book.


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