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Come Early Morning (2006)

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A 30-something southern woman searches for love, despite the burdens she carries with her.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucille Fowler
Jason T. Davis ...
Motel Man
Richard Lee Crow ...
Motel Clerk
Sue (as Christy Ward)
Lowell Fowler
Uncle Tim
Pat Corley ...
Wally Welch ...
Cal, Cal Percell
Michelle (as Nancy Ellen Mills)


The sins of the fathers. In a town near Little Rock, Lucy Fowler works hard for a construction firm; on weekends she drinks, goes home with someone, and come early morning, wakes and leaves as fast as she can. She cares a lot about her father, newly back in town, a painfully shy man who has nothing to say to her. She does go to a Holy Roller church with him about the same time that she starts, fitfully, a relationship with Cal Percell, new in town and a good guy. She kisses him sober, but still has demons to confront. What's the source of her careless ways; can she turn coal into a diamond? Written by <>

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Before you fall in love, you need to love yourself.


Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual situations | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

31 August 2007 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

A Cada Manhã  »

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Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$50,160 (USA) (10 November 2006)


$117,560 (USA) (1 December 2006)

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1.85 : 1
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Chief influences for Joey Lauren Adams in writing the screenplay were Tender Mercies (1983) and Urban Cowboy (1980). See more »


When Lucy comes in the house she is wearing sandals. She begins to take off her sweater. As she enters the next room, finishing removing her sweater, she is now wearing boots. See more »


Lucy Fowler: It's like grapefruit, right? It's real nice and stuff and people love it, but when they're done, what's left over is pretty ugly.
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 18 November 2006 (2006) See more »


Performed by Willie Nelson & Emmylou Harris
Written by Willie Nelson
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
o/b/o Itself & Act Five Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Universal Music
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"I'm just an ol' chunk of coal, baby/But I'm gonna be a diamond someday"
10 June 2008 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Talented Joey Lauren Adams wrote and directed this marvelous slice-of-life about a hard, stubborn, unapologetic young woman's journey to finding some self-worth in her quietly turbulent existence; she attempts to get her head in a good place and make peace with the past, but learns it doesn't all come into play overnight. Ashley Judd is just wonderful in this role: gritty, tremulous, tough but never dumbed-down. She evokes just the right touch of devil-may-care recklessness with a kind of horse-sense which should resonate with a lot of viewers. If you ever come across this theatrical film playing on the Lifetime TV network, don't be fooled into thinking it's a cable-quickie. Adams puts a lot of thought into her prose (sometimes too much, as the conversations have a tendency to have an already-worked-out give and take). The film is flawed, certainly, yet its scattershot hopefulness permeates through, and the performances are rich and memorable. A rewarding character-study, and a small triumph for both creator Adams and star Judd, marking a welcome return to serious acting. *** from ****

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