PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.
Based on a true story about a family on the run from the government, often hiding in small towns, living in poverty.
My parents are squatting in an abandoned building on the Lower East Side.
Jeannette: They were homeless before that for three years before that, which was pretty much how they raised us. My dad is not developing a technology for bituminous coal but...
When Rex and Jeannette are looking at the stars in the middle of the night, she chooses one and he says it is Venus. Not possible because Venus is only seen in the early morning in the east, or early evening in the west. However this works well with Rex's character and perhaps not a goof but intended. Rex made up stuff all the time.
$4,678,548 13 August 2017