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Cross Creek Movie

80s Film Summary for Cross Creek

Summary

This 80ís movie is based on the novel written by American author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Itís the story of a woman who discovers a new world in an unexpected way.

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Plot

Cross Creek is the story of author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, who leaves behind her husband and decides to move to the bayou of the State of Florida. There she will meet several new friends who will make the transition easier.

Through out the events that happen in Cross Creek, we will see how a hard-headed woman will affront the change in her life: from the city that never sleeps, New York, to a small town in Florida that is lost in time.

Cast

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings-Mary Steenburgen
Marsh Turner-Rip Torn
Norton Baskin-Peter Coyote
Ellie Turner-Dana Hill
Geechee-Alfre Woodard

Trivia

In Cross Creek, Malcom McDowell has a cameo as Maxwell Perkins.

Another famous cameo in Cross Creek is the one done by Norman Baskin.

Academy Awards:

Rip Torn won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Marsh Turner in Cross Creek.

Alfre Woodard won for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for the role of Geechee in Cross Creek.

Leonard Rosenman won for Best Original Score for Cross Creek.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Cross Creek was released to theatres on 01/01/1983 by Universal Pictures, on a budget of .

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