• Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

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Release Date: 1980

DVD Release Date: May 6th, 2003

PG|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
Raised in rural Kentucky poverty and married at the age of 13, Loretta Lynn (Sissy Spacek) begins writing and singing her own country songs in her early 20s. With the tireless help of her husband Oliver "Mooney" Lynn (Tommy Lee Jones), Loretta rises from local honky-tonks and small-time record deals to national tours and hit singles, befriending her idol Patsy Cline (Beverly D'Angelo) and becoming a country music icon despite the toll stardom takes on her family and her marriage.

Cast: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Beverly D'Angelo, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens, William Sanderson, Robert Elkins, Bob Hannah

Director: Michael Apted

Genres: Biography, Drama

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

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