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Trip to Bountiful, The Movie

Movie Review for Trip to Bountiful, The

Summary

An 80ís movie set in the decade of the 40ís, about a woman who wants to return to the place from which she came.

Trip to Bountiful, The DVD

Plot

Trip to Bountiful is the story of Carrie Watts, an old woman whose only desire before dying is to return to Bountiful, her hometown.

However, her family wonít let her since there isnít enough money for the ticket. Finally, the main character from Trip to Bountiful will be able to escape from her imprisonment and make the last trip of her life.

Cast

Mrs. Carrie Watts - Geraldine Page
Ludie Watts - John Heard
Jessie Mae - Carlin Glynn
Sheriff - Richard Bradford
Thelma - Rebecca De Mornay

Trivia

Although Trip to Bountiful is set in Houston, Texas, it was filmed in Dallas.

Trip to Bountiful is based on the play produced by Horton Foote, a famous play writer.

Academy Awards:

Geraldine Page won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for the role of Mrs. Watts in Trip to Bountiful, The.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Trip to Bountiful, The was released to theatres on 12/20/1985 by Island, and grossed $7,466,662 at the box office in the US.


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