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Jennifer Jason Leigh,
Jeff F. Renfro,
A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
Every heart has an awakening. Every soul needs a song.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for a disturbing sexual assault of a young girl, and brief sexuality
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22 January 2007 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $13,744,
21 September 2008
Gross USA: $131,961
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $131,961
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
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. See more
I ain't got no money. I can't go see Elvis.
Get it from your dad, can't you?
He ain't got no money, either. I can't go see Elvis.
Don't worry. We'll get the money someways. I'll get the money, I promise! Just don't cry no more, please? Lewellen, please, just don't cry.
The film has a 2008 copyright date in the credits, despite first being shown in early 2007. See more
Written by Mae Boren Axton
, Tommy Durden
and Elvis Presley
Performed by Dakota Fanning See more