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Big Stone Gap (2014)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 20 May 2016 (Spain)
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In a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, self-proclaimed spinster Ave Maria Mulligan finds her life shaken up and forever changed after learning a long-buried family secret.

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Adriana Trigiani

Writers:

Adriana Trigiani (written for the screen by), Adriana Trigiani (based on the novel by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Wilson ... Jack MacChesney
Ashley Judd ... Ave Maria Mulligan
Whoopi Goldberg ... Fleeta Mullins
Judith Ivey ... Nan MacChesney
Angelina Fiordellisi ... Fiammetta Mulligan
John Benjamin Hickey ... Theodore Tipton
Bridget Gabbe ... Tayloe Slagle
Erika Coleman ... Pearl Grimes
Jenna Elfman ... Iva Lou Wade
Anthony LaPaglia ... Spec Broadwater
Jane Krakowski ... Sweet Sue Tinsley
John S. Rausch John S. Rausch ... Father John (as Fr. John S. Rausch GLMY)
James Edward Mitchell Jr. James Edward Mitchell Jr. ... Bobby Dinsmore
Mary Pat Gleason ... Alice Lambert
Terry Kilgore Terry Kilgore ... Delegate Terry Kilgore (as Delegate Terry Kilgore)
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Storyline

Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, the tiny town of Big Stone Gap is home to some of the most charming eccentrics in the state. Ave Maria Mulligan is the town's self-proclaimed spinster, a thirty-five year old pharmacist with a "mountain girl's body and a flat behind." She lives an amiable life with good friends and lots of hobbies until the fateful day in 1978 when she suddenly discovers that she's not who she always thought she was. Before she can blink, Ave's fielding marriage proposals, fighting off greedy family members, organizing a celebration for visiting celebrities, and planning the trip of a lifetime-a trip that could change her view of the world and her own place in it forever. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Small town. Big heart.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG - 13 for brief suggestive material | See all certifications »
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Trivia

In the voice-over at the end of the film, Jack (Patrick Wilson) say that Ave delivered prescriptions until the Jeep wore out. But Ave actually drives a Toyota Land Cruiser FJ-40, not a Jeep. See more »


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The Lonesome Pine
Written and Performed by Michael Trigiani
Courtesy of Z. Corp Music
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Big Stone Gap
10 October 2015 | by breannafaithSee all my reviews

Fantastic Movie! Captures the heart of a small town, while making every viewer want a taste of this down home country town. The love story compares to no other, the sacrifice, the warmth, the detail. Love Love Love this movie, I simply did not want it to end. Everyone needs to see this movie, it will make you laugh, cry, and even snort a little at times. A film that captures what life is all about, loving others. LOVE THIS MOVIE!!!!!! The casting fits the bill. And this is a movie that I can honestly say follows the book to a T! All the way through you can trace the movie by the book. This movie makes you feel at home, as if you are living the story right along side Ave Maria and Jack Mack! By far the best movie I have ever seen! Trigiani simply outdone herself with this one.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 2016 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Big Stone Gap, Virginia, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$362,422, 11 October 2015

Gross USA:

$1,009,301

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,012,804
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1.85 : 1
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