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PG-13| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
In 1940s Mississippi, family and friends (Elise Neal, Mark Webber) support an unmarried woman (Laurel Holloman) after a soldier impregnates her.

Cast: Laurel Holloman , Elise Neal , Mark Webber , Liam Aiken , Bill Campbell , Gary Cole , Alice Drummond , Frances Fisher

Director: Tom Rice

Genres: Drama

The Rising Place (2002)

Release Date: October 18th, 2002|1 hr. 29 min.

critic reviews (9)
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    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    As earnest as its artless young characters, Tom Rice's intermittently affecting debut walks a well-trod path without finding anything very new. show more

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    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This low-key drama is always warm and mellow, although it doesn't build much of an emotional charge. show more

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    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    This cliché-filled labor of love is staffed with some fine performers - Jennifer Holliday sings at a juke joint and Frances Sternhagen plays an older version of Emily's sister. show more

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