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My Louisiana Sky (2001)

A 12-year-old girl re-evaluates her relationship with her developmentally disabled 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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Mrs. Thompson
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Mr. Thompson
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Milton Lambert
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Shorty
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Abby Lynn Anders
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Dr. Randall
Barry Stillwell ...
Brother Dave
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A 12-year-old girl re-evaluates her relationship with her developmentally disabled 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: Some people are just afraid of what's different. It doesn't mean different is bad. It just means different is different.
Tiger Ann Parker: I wish...
Jewel: What do you wish, child?
Tiger Ann Parker: I wish Mama wasn't different.
Jewel: Sometimes I do too.
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Pleasant family fare with a twist
30 January 2003 | by (Tampa, Florida) – See all my reviews

Well-made if rather familiar plot (think of better films like "Eve's Bayou", "Member of the Wedding", & "The Man In The Moon") about a homely-but-bright adolescent girl (Keel) living in a sleepy southern town of the mid-1950's. Knight, who was once as slim and curvy as Lewis (see "Petulia"), makes a lovable grandma to this kid and the ever-underrated Lewis a lively aunt. Robinson adds a sort of cliched warmth as housekeeper Magnolia, though she has a few good scenes keeping Miss Tiger Ann in line. Lewis (previously wimpy and weaselly on the "X-Files") is charming as Keel's stuttering yet stalwart father. Little happens in the plot outside of an inevitable family tragedy & a lot of rain but it makes for easy viewing on a slow news day.


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