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PG| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Carnelle Scott (Holly Hunter) is a restless Mississippi girl looking for a life change. She decides to enter a beauty pageant, which her cousin Elain (Mary Steenburgen) had won years before. Despite a lack of support from those close to her, including conniving cousin Delmount (Tim Robbins), Carnelle remains determined. She enlists the help of a seamstress (Alfre Woodard) to outfit her for the competition, while rebuffing the advances of predatory men, as she aims to bring home the crown.

Cast: Holly Hunter , Mary Steenburgen , Tim Robbins , Alfre Woodard , Scott Glenn , Veanne Cox , Ann Wedgeworth , Trey Wilson

Director: Thomas Schlamme

Genres: Comedy drama

Miss Firecracker (1989)

Release Date: January 1st, 1989|1 hr. 42 min.

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