Bastard Out Of Carolina

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 98 min
Bastard out of Carolina is a 1996 film made by Showtime Networks, directed by Anjelica Huston. It is based on a novel by Dorothy Allison and adapted for the screen by Anne Meredith. Jena Malone stars as a poor, physically abused and sexually molested... read more

Bastard out of Carolina is a 1996 film made by Showtime Networks, directed by Anjelica Huston. It is based on a novel by Dorothy Allison and adapted for the screen by Anne Meredith. Jena Malone stars as a poor, physically abused and sexually molested girl. In 1997 the theatrical and video releases of the film were banned by Canada's Maritime Film Classification Board. The video was eventually granted release upon appeal. The film won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries or a Special (Linda Lowy) and was nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special (Anjelica Huston), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special (Glenne Headly), and Outstanding Made for Television Movie (Amanda DiGiulio, Gary Hoffman). It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.

Original Release

12/15/1996

Cast

Christina Ricci Dee Dee
Dermot Mulroney Lyle Parsons
Glenne Headly Aunt Ruth
Jennifer Jason Leigh Anney Boatwright
Laura Dern Narrator
Ron Eldard Glen Waddell
Lyle Lovett Wade
Jena Malone Ruth Anne 'Bone' Boatwright
Michael Rooker Uncle Earle
Diana Scarwid Aunt Raylene
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Anjelica Huston

Writers

Dorothy Allison, Anne Meredith

Cast

Producers

Gary Hoffman Executive Producer
Amanda DiGiulio Producer

Editors

Éva Gárdos

1997 Emmy Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries or a Special Won
1997 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
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