Crazy In Alabama

Genre:  Drama
Release Date: October 22, 1999

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Cast: Meat Loaf, Cathy Moriarty, Robert Wagner, Melanie Griffith, Noah Emmerich, David Morse, Lucas Black, Rod Steiger


Based on the novel by Mark Childress, the film takes place in the summer of 1965, and centres on an Alabama boy named Peejoe living in racially divided times. He gets a fast education in grown-up matters like freedom from the most unlikely of sources­his glamorous, eccentric and abused Aunt Lucille (Melanie Griffith), who escapes from her husband's clutches and takes off for Hollywood to pursue her dreams of TV stardom.

CRAZY IN ALABAMA marks the directorial debut of acclaimed international star and Griffith's husband Antonio Banderas.

Director: Antonio Banderas
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Jim Dyer, Debra Hill
Screenplay: Mark Childress (from his own novel)
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