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Bloodworth (2010)

Provinces of Night (original title)
R | | Drama, Romance | 20 May 2011 (USA)
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A man who left home 40 years earlier to become a country singer returns home to the tattered remains of his broken family and a grandson who is desperately trying to escape the family curse.

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E. F. Bloodworth
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Boyd Bloodworth
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Julia Bloodworth
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Brady Bloodworth
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Louise Halfacre
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Coble
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Storyline

E.F. Bloodworth has returned to his home - a forgotten corner of Tennessee - after forty years of roaming. The wife he walked out on has withered and faded, his three sons are grown and angry. Warren is a womanizing alcoholic, Boyd is driven by jealousy to hunt down his wife and her lover, and Brady puts hexes on his enemies from his mamma's porch. Only Fleming, the old man's grandson, treats him with the respect his age commands, and sees past all the hatred to realize the way it can poison a man's soul. It is ultimately the love of Raven Lee, a sloe-eyed beauty from another town, that gives Fleming the courage to reject this family curse. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, some violence and drug content | See all certifications »
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$9,612 (USA) (20 May 2011)

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$9,612 (USA) (20 May 2011)
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Trivia

This is the second time Hilarie Burton and Barry Corbin have worked together. The first time being One Tree Hill (2003). See more »

Quotes

Julia Bloodworth: If sense was gunpowder, every one of you men together wouldn't have enough to load a round of birdshot.
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Soundtracks

"Take Me'
Performed by Tammy Wynette and George Jones
Written by George Jones and Leon Payne
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Bittersweet, very moving family drama
8 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This story takes place in a beautiful country setting somewhere in Tennessee. It revolves around a young man whose family was splintered apart by his grandfather's (Kris Kristofferson) departure long before he was born. Grandpa Bloodworth left behind boys that grew up carrying the pain of their father's departure, and we watch how it all manifest upon his return.

This is an excellent piece of storytelling using a rural setting to tell a story from a part of America that the movie explores without any condemning bias about the South or Southerners. This movie simply tells a story from a corner of America that anyone can relate to if you pay attention to what's being said.

Some say it moved along slowly, but I thought the pace completely appropriate with the story being told. The movie keeps you glued wanting to know the "why's and what's" of upcoming events, while the ending will certainly pull your heartstrings.

Outstanding acting by great performers, a great story, and definitely worth a watch.


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