R | | Drama
A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."
Jolene the titular character is based on the short story "Jolene: A Life" by E. L. Doctorow, itself inspired by Dolly Parton's song, Jolene.
When Jolene and Brad are at dinner on their first date, Brad orders their finest pinot noir, but the waiter brings a bottle of Bordeaux, as denoted by the shape of the bottle.
In on-screen credits, Don Mosley is listed twice as Chief Lighting Technician.