R | | Drama
Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.
Other than Karl, the last line of all of the principal characters is "Karl?"
Please don't tell anybody at the store that Albert was here. You know how this town is. Everybody spreads cruel rumors.
Melinda: You mean about you and Albert being that way...? I think everybody at the store already knows about it. Maureen Ledbetter told ...
Linda works at Hoochie's Dollar Store and is shown price tagging merchandise. You wouldn't need to put a price tag on anything if everything cost the same amount, in this case, a dollar.
Dedicated to Jimmy Don Thornton
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