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Release Date: September 19th, 2008

DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2009

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Lewellen (Dakota Fanning) lives with her grandmother (Piper Laurie) in Alabama. Though unable to care for her himself, Lewellen's father (David Morse) tries to connect with his daughter through Elvis Presley's music. After her father's girlfriend (Robin Wright Penn) -- with whom Lewellen has a special bond -- leaves, Lewellen suffers a horrible sexual assault and is traumatized. With some aid from Elvis' music, Lewellen's friend Charles (Afemo Omilami) helps her work through her pain.

Cast: Dakota Fanning, Cody Hanford, Piper Laurie, David Morse, Afemo Omilami, Robin Wright, Isabelle Fuhrman, Ron Prather

Director: Deborah Kampmeier

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Empire Film Group

Keywords: Melodramatic, Dark, 1950s, Transformation, Friendship, Friend, Car, Father, Growing up, House

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