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A Painted House (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family  -  27 April 2003 (USA)
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A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Eli 'Pappy' Chandler
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Kathleen Chandler
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Jesse Chandler
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Gran Chandler
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Tally Spruill
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Mr. Spruill
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Hank Spruill
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Stick Peters
Luis Garcia ...
Cowboy (as Luis Esteban Garcia)
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Miguel
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Mrs. Spruill
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Trot Spruill (as Luke Eberl)
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Bo Spruill
Richard Crowe ...
Mr. Latcher
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A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in better conditions. However, with this particularly tough farming season, the boy learns that his challenges guide him in discovering who he really is. Written by Anonymous

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based on novel

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Desperate Times, hard truths, unexpected dangers. One extraordinary summer will change a young boy and his family...forever.

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Drama | Family

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27 April 2003 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: A Painted House (#52.3)  »

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The church used for the Sunday church scene in the movie was donated by the film crew to a small church in Crittenden County, Arkansas. The church used in the movie still stands and is being used every Sunday. A large sign in the yard depicts it as the church used in the movie. See more »

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When the soda fountain worker give the customer a fountain drink, the seltzer from the spigot comes out brown. Seltzer is clear. All fountain drinks, including Coca Cola, required a squirt of flavored syrup then the cup was held under the fountain spigot. The clerk would push the handle back for a pressurized squirt to mix the clear seltzer and syrup then would pull the handle forward to fill the glass. See more »

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Kind of a non-story
28 April 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Overall, it was an ok made for t.v movie. The acting was good, and there was nothing particularly wrong with the cinematography. The only problem was the story line. It goes from here to there with nothing to tie it together in between. The movie also comes with a rather un-satisfying ending. But if you are at home one night with nothing else to do it is an enjoyable-enough two hours.


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