Bastard out of Carolina
Bastard out of Carolina (1996)

This drama deals with the sensitive subject of physical and sexual childhood abuse. A mother who knows that her daughter is being abused by the girl's father struggles with the idea of leaving him.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 15, 1996
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Cole Smithey


Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An abused young girl finds sanctuary in the care of the women of her extended family.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

searing domestic drama that will leave you aching

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This was a hard movie to watch. It sickened me. Jena Malone, was insanely good in this movie. It had to be hard for her to portray certain parts in this movie… More
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Haven't read the book but I feel that this is not a good adaptation & the film feels rushed, If you're planning to see this be prepared for its… More
Leo L
A brilliant film!

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