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Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

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Summary: An unflinching tale about a young girl who suffers terribly at the hands of her stepfather.


Runtime: 97 min
Rating: Rated R for strong depiction of sexual and violent abuse, including a rape scene involving a young girl.
Production: Showtime Networks
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Apr 25, 2000
Director Credit
Anjelica Huston Director
Writer Credit
Anne Meredith Teleplay
Dorothy Allison Book
Cast Credit
Christina Ricci Dee Dee
Dermot Mulroney Lyle Parsons
Diana Scarwid Aunt Raylene
Glenne Headly Aunt Ruth
Grace Zabriskie Granny
Jamison Stewart Grey
Jena Malone Ruth Anne 'Bone' Boatwright
Jennifer Jason Leigh Anney Boatwright
Lindley Mayer Reese
Lyle Lovett Wade
Michael Rooker Uncle Earle
Pat Hingle Mr. Waddell
Richard Todd Sullivan Travis
Ron Eldard Glen Waddell
Susan Traylor Alma
Producer Credit
Amanda DiGiulio Producer
Gary Hoffman Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by:

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