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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
Robert Haley ...
Mr. Thompson
Rudy Webb ...
Otis Calhoun
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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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Tiger Ann Parker: Mama, why'd you have to make a fuss and go huggin' me back there?
Corrina: Did I squeeze you too tight?
Tiger Ann Parker: Just forget it.
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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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