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Based on 11 Critics
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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • The movie is directed by Anjelica Huston, and like a lot of actors who direct, Huston shows an ability to elicit strong emotions from her actors. But Huston also demonstrates a sense of where to place the camera. [13 Dec 1996, p.C1] show more

  • Huston's movie seems to disappoint some who've read the novel, but the forlorn humanity that triumphs over the depravity and poverty is unforgettably affecting. [13 Dec 1996, p.1D] show more

  • Unforgettably, Bastard out of Carolina makes a bold statement about a little girl's grace under inordinate pressure. show more

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  • December 08, 2012 Grandpa
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    Most disturbing movie I have ever watch. So so sad. Although the content was disturbing it was a well put together movie.

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