|The Rising Place 2001 PG-13, 93 min.|
Director: Tom Rice
Cast: Laurel Holloman, Elise Neal, Mark Webber, Liam Aiken, Bill Campbell, Gary Cole, Alice Drummond, Frances Fisher, Mason Gamble, Beth Grant, Tess Harper, S. Epatha Merkerson
Set in the 1940s along the Mississippi Delta, this story unfolds when Virginia (Frances Fisher) visits her Aunt Millie (Alice Drummond) and discovers letters written during the World War II years that reveal the struggles of two young women–white, single, pregnant Millie (Laurel Holloman) and black, spirited Wilma (Elise Neal)–who, despite the odds, find purpose in their lives.
|1. The Rising Place (2001)|
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