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R| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
Georgia Flood (Mare Winningham) is a well-to-do folk-singer with a stable family and a loving husband. Her younger sister, Sadie (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is the lead singer in a rowdy punk-rock band. Living in Georgia's shadow causes Sadie to become obsessed with her, and she tries everything she can to live up to her big sister's achievements. Unfortunately it is this very obsession --coupled with her self-destructive tendencies and rampant drug abuse-- that keep her spiraling down the drain.

Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh , Mare Winningham , Ted Levine , Max Perlich , John Doe , John C. Reilly , Jimmy Witherspoon ,

Director: Ulu Grosbard

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Georgia (1995)

Release Date: December 8th, 1995|1 hr. 57 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's still a good [movie], with its self-contained world of concert arenas and smoky clubs and sad, weird people who linger in the mind. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    a painful though sadly humorous portrait of sisterhood deftly written by Leigh's mom, Barbara Turner, and directed with just-right spareness by Ulu Grosbard. [08 Dec 1995] show more

  • 100
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Georgia, written with rare honesty and economy by Leigh's mother, Barbara Turner, and very sensitively directed by Ulu Grosbard, is a tough-minded look at show business and families. [10 Jan 1996] show more

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