Crazy In Alabama movie trailer - starring Rod Steiger, Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Cathy Moriarty, Meat Loaf, Lucas Black. Directed by Antonio Banderas. Genre: Drama
When a young boy comes to her with a deadly secret, a rookie lawyer struggles to protect him from the mob and an overzealous prosecutor. From the suspenseful bestseller by John Grisham.
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Crazy in Alabama -- An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.
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Antonio Banderas' directorial debut opens in the sweltering summer of 1965, and everyone in Alabama has gone completely crazy, especially 12-year-old Peejoe's glamorous Aunt Lucille (Melanie Griffith). Deciding not to let her abusive husband stand in the way of her dreams of television stardom, she gets rid of him in a most unusual way and leaves Peejoe (Lucas Black) with lots of questions and one explosive secret. Accompanied only with her hat-box and its mysterious contents, Lucille tries to evade both the cops and her demons on her hilarious journey to Hollywood, while Peejoe is left behind with his uncle (David Morse) in Alabama. And as he tries to steer clear of the cunning sheriff Doggett (Meat Loaf), Peejoe learns which secrets to keep and which ones to tell in this poignant comedy about the price of freedom and why it's always worth it, whatever the cost.
Antonio Banderas' directorial debut weaves together the stories of a boy coming of age in racially charged 1960's Alabama, and his eccentric aunt (Melanie Griffith) on the run to Hollywood where she hopes to fulfill her dreams of TV stardom.
Free-spirited Aunt Lucille kills her abusive husband and heads off to Hollywood to pursue fame and fortune while her nephew PeeJoe remains home in Alabama dealing with the deadly violence that erupts from the Civil Rights movement.
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