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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
Neil Girvan ...
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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13 May 2001 (USA)  »

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Az otthon kék ege  »

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Dorie Kay: How would you like to come to Baton Rouge with me to get Magnolia? We'd stay for a few days, and you'd get a taste of life in the big city.
Tiger Ann Parker: But what about Mama?
Dorie Kay: Well, your daddy will be home at night, and I'm sure Miss Eula can look in on her during the day. Honey, your mama's gonna be just fine.
Tiger Ann Parker: I'd sure like to, but ...
Dorie Kay: No buts! We'll go sight-seeing, maybe visit a fine resteraunt or two. Honey, you need a vacation away from all this. This is my gift to you.
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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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