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Georgia

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Georgia

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
113 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/08/95
performer:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mare Winningham, Ted Levine, John C. Reilly
director:
Ulu Grosbard
distributor:
Miramax
author:
2245
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A

A nearly perfect movie about a nearly total screw-up. Jennifer Jason Leigh is Sadie Flood, a would-be rock star doomed to live in the shadow of her sister, Georgia (Mare Winningham), a true rock star. While Georgia has become rich and beloved, with a huge audience for her artfully sung folk-rock ballads, Sadie is perennially destitute, drinking and drugging. Leigh’s performance is tremendously brave and ferocious; Winningham’s is subtle and heartbreaking. A

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