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My Louisiana sky

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2002
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children's AV DVD MY
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
Collection  Children's AV
Call Number  DVD MY
Clairton Public Library Audio/Visual Collection DVD MY LO
Location  Clairton Public Library
Collection  Audio/Visual Collection
Call Number  DVD MY LO
Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD My
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
Collection  Videos
Call Number  DVD My
A young girl learns a difficult lesson about the bonds of family in this drama based on the novel for young adults by Kimberly Willis Holt. Tiger Ann Parker (Kelsey Keel) is a girl growing up in the small rural community of Saitter, LA, and she's not especially happy with her life. Her mother (Amelia Campbell) suffered brain damage after a childhood accident that significantly reduced her IQ, and her father (Chris Owens) is "slow" and has trouble reading and writing, which has made Tiger Ann the subject of a lot of cruel taunting from her classmates at school. When Tiger Ann's Aunt Dorie (Juliette Lewis) offers to let her stay with her in the "big city" of Baton Rouge, the young girl is eager to see what the world has to offer beyond the city limits of Saitter. But Tiger Ann soon discovers that leaving her home and family behind is not as simple as she imagined. My Louisiana Sky also features Shirley Knight; actor Adam Arkin directed, in what was his first feature-length project. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
Additional Information
Subjects Grandmothers -- Drama.
People with mental disabilities -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [New York] :Showtime Entertainment,2002
Other Titles My Louisiana sky.
Contributors Holt, Kimberly Willis. My Louisiana sky.
Lewis, Juliette.
Keel, Kelsey.
Campbell, Amelia.
Knight, Shirley, 1936-2020
Arkin, Adam.
Mader (Composer)
Showtime Entertainment.
Hyperion Studio.
Aviator Films.
Participants/Performers Juliette Lewis, Kelsey Keel, Amelia Campbell, Shirley Knight.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Gavin Smith ; editor, Paul Dixon ; music, Mader.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
Includes English and Spanish language tracks.
Notes DVD release of the original 2001 television broadcast.
Based on the novel by Kimberly Willis Holt.
Special features: biographies and filmographies of Juliette Lewis, Shirley Knight and Amelia Campbell; scene selection.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital.
Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1931669309
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