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The ballad of the sad cafe, Merchant-Ivory Productions ; screenplay by Michael Hirst ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; directed by Simon Callow

Label
The ballad of the sad cafe, Merchant-Ivory Productions ; screenplay by Michael Hirst ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; directed by Simon Callow
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Main title
The ballad of the sad cafe
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
1351605895
Responsibility statement
Merchant-Ivory Productions ; screenplay by Michael Hirst ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; directed by Simon Callow
Runtime
101
Series statement
Cohen film collectionClassics of American cinema
Summary
A twisted Southern Gothic dark comedy set in a small rural town in the deep South. Miss Amelia, the eccentric proprietor of the town₂s only cafe and, more importantly to her grip on the townsfolk, the proprietor of a secret moonshine still. Her domineering hold on the town is threatened when two strangers appear with a claim on her past
Technique
live action
Classification
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