The Rising Place

"Weak"

The Rising Place Review


If you're a fan of movies like The Notebook or Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, The Rising Place is for you. Despite the vaguely naughty name, this is actually an earnest and heartfelt period piece set in the Old South, involving pregnancy out of wedlock, civil rights, and lots and lots of headstrong women. Laurel Holloman -- a cross between Mary Louise Parker and Mary McCormack -- owns this show the best she can, but my if it isn't staid and predictable.


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Run time: 93 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 1st February 2001

Distributed by: Flatland Pictures

Production compaines: Flatland Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 13%
Fresh: 2 Rotten: 14

IMDB: 6.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: ,

Starring: as Emmett Wilder, as Virginia Wilder, as Aunt Millie, Jackie Bateman as Emily Hodge - age 10, Courtney Campbell as Wilma Watson - age 10, as Emily Hodge, as Will Bacon, as Rebecca Hodge, as Avery Hodge, Janie Story as Young Ruth - age 8, Jackson Walker as Harry C. Devening, as Wilma Watson, as Franklin Pou - age 8, as Franklin Pou - age 12

Also starring: ,


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