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The movie, adapted from Allan Gurganus' 1989 book of the same name, chronicles the life of Lucy Marsden, a ninety-nine-year-old North Carolina woman who, at the age of fourteen, married a ... See full summary »
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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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The movie, adapted from Allan Gurganus' 1989 book of the same name, chronicles the life of Lucy Marsden, a ninety-nine-year-old North Carolina woman who, at the age of fourteen, married a fifty-year-old Confederate veteran of the Civil War and bore nine children (reduced to six for television). Diane Lane stars as Lucy from her teenage years into middle age, and Anne Bancroft plays Lucy approaching her one hundredth birthday, telling her story in flashback.

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USA

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English

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1 May 1994 (USA) See more »

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Madison, Georgia, USA See more »

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(2 parts) | | (DVD)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Mary Stuart Masterson and Sissy Spacek were considered for the role of Lucy Honicut Marsden. See more »

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I'm dating Diane Lane's baby.
6 October 2018 | by pineappleslalaSee all my reviews

His name is Jacob Townsend. He's alright. 10/10 was a good crying baby.


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