Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)

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Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, ...See full summary »


  • Jennifer Jason Leigh in Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
  • Dermot Mulroney in Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
  • Grace Zabriskie in Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
  • Jena Malone in Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jena Malone in Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)

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Ron Eldard spent a lot of time playing sports with Jena Malone so they would both feel comfortable performing the scenes in which he is physically abusing her. He claimed that in no scene did inappropriate contact with Malone take place, and that for scenes in which he ... ...


Narrator: "People pay for what they do, and still more for what they allow themselves to become. And they pay for it simply; by the lives they lead." James Baldwin.


(00:12:57) Dermot Mulroney's character (Lyle Parsons) is driving along a road past a modern looking house with a very modern looking red truck parked in the driveway.


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