A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."
A life between the exit signs
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language, some violence and drug use
Did You Know?
Jolene the titular character is based on the short story "Jolene: A Life" by E. L. Doctorow, itself inspired by Dolly Parton's song, Jolene. See more
When Jolene is working as a server at the outdoor banquet, she carries a tray with two Champagne glasses. One glass is full and one empty. The very next cut, she places the tray on a table, and both glasses are empty. See more
In on-screen credits, Don Mosley
is listed twice as Chief Lighting Technician. See more
music and lyrics by Ron Orlando
Performed by Ron Orlando and Mystery Train See more