PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
The film's mouse was played by a rat. The choice was made carefully because while a mouse would have been preferable, rats are much easier to train.
Opal: In the beginning, when we moved to Naomi, it was just the preacher and me. Only sometimes - most of the time, really - it seemed like it was me alone. And then, one morning, the preacher sent me to the store for a box of macaroni and cheese, ...
The movie supposedly takes place during the summer somewhere in the deep south, but several characters' breath can be seen during the party scene.
$13,218,723 (USA) (20 February 2005)
$32,645,546 (USA) (19 June 2005)
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