The Rising Place

Sticky sweet sentimentality, clumsy plotting and a rosily myopic view of life in the WWII-era Mississippi Delta undermine this adaptation of an unpublished novel by David Armstrong. According to our narrator, Virginia Wilder (Frances Fisher), a "rising place" is a once-in-a-lifetime moment of truth during which priorities reveal themselves and the future...read more

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  • Released: 2002
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Sticky sweet sentimentality, clumsy plotting and a rosily myopic view of life in the WWII-era Mississippi Delta undermine this adaptation of an unpublished novel by David Armstrong. According to our narrator, Virginia Wilder (Frances Fisher), a "rising pla… (more)

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