Duration: 112 min.
Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the the Civil War.
touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, dramatic, intense, harsh, talky ...
dysfunctional family, slavery, drugs/alcohol, single parent, storytelling, starting over, family, parents and children, family in crisis, redemption, family life, culture clash, violence, life philosophy, family drama, family relations, relationships, secrets, segregation, destiny, life, catastrophe, rehabilitation, mentor, adaptation ...
20th century, 90s
mississippi, usa, canada, tokyo, atlanta georgia, alabama, chicago illinois