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Cross Creek

1983 Rated PG 2hr

Based on the protagonist's real-life memoirs, frustrated newspaper reporter Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (Mary Steenburgen) abandons her career and moves to a Florida bayou to concentrate on writing fiction. Here, Marjorie's life is changed by a devoted servant (Alfre Woodard) who befriends her, a local businessman (Peter Coyote) who becomes her lover and the backwoods father (Rip Torn) and his daughter (Dana Hill) who become her greatest inspiration.

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Movie Details

1984 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor nominee: Rip Torn
  • Best Costume Design nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Alfre Woodard
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; making-of featurette.