R | | Drama, Music
A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
Isabelle Fuhrman's film debut.
Oh my God, you scared me! What are you doin' here?
Buddy: I told him to meet us here. He wants to see you do your Elvis dance. I told him you'd do your Elvis dance for him.
Lewellen: Oh. Well, do you have my ticket?
Buddy: You have to do your Elvis dance first.
Buddy: That ...
Elvis Presley's appearance singing "Houndog" on the Milton Berle Show took place on June 5, 1956. Several of the vehicles used in the movie were newer than this. The pink Desoto (or Dodge) was probably a 1956, but it's not likely that a rural Alabama woman would be driving a new car. The tow truck used to tow the Desoto was a 1957 at the oldest, and it was quite beat up. The red Pontiac at the Elvis concert was a 1959.
$13,744 (USA) (21 September 2008)
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