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Borderlines (1992)

Set against a background of farming, saw-milling and moonshining activities during the Depression, Borderlines focuses on a small portion of the Cumberland Plateau along the ... See full summary »

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Ron Schildknecht
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Credited cast:
Kathryn Ballard Kathryn Ballard ... Larlee Sanders
Charlie Douglas Charlie Douglas ... Townsperson
Jeff Lomax Jeff Lomax ... Doc Noll
Tom Luce ... Frank
Sara Morsey Sara Morsey ... Cilla Hatcher
Jim Petersmith Jim Petersmith ... Calvin Jones
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Set against a background of farming, saw-milling and moonshining activities during the Depression, Borderlines focuses on a small portion of the Cumberland Plateau along the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Local historical and social conditions beginning with the Civil War have created an atmosphere in which violence has become an acceptable method of handling disagreements. But to an outsider, schoolteacher Larlee Sanders sent in from the county seat, the deadly behavior can only be considered murder. Although Larlee gradually solidifies relationships with members of the community - including Cilla Hatcher, her matter-of-fact landlady, Calvin Jones, a sawmill worker, and her quiet pupil Ought Dobbs - she is reluctant to accept their community's way of living and dying. But one night at a box supper, the familiar combination of moonshine, weapons and violent tempers erupt, and Larlee finds herself in the middle and is forced to accept, reject, or in some way attempt to change a deeply ... Written by Ron Schildknecht

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Drama

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OK LITTLE PERIOD PIECE
19 August 2018 | by b-27247See all my reviews

Not a bad little movie. An idea what small mountain towns were like in the thirties.


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28 November 1992 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Wayne County, Kentucky, USA

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$80,000 (estimated)
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Germantown Films See more »
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