Based on John Grisham's semi-autobiographical novel, this story of a boy learning the harsher truths of life is both entertaining and enlightening.
John Grisham narrates this semi-autobiographical story of the 1950s are seen through the eyes of a young boy who is part of a struggling extended-family of cotton farmers during an especially trying harvest season in the Arkansas Delta. Ten-year-old Luke Chandler has happily lived his life in a small farmhouse working the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents. But this particular harvest season becomes a defining time for Luke and his loving family, as they try to earn their meager annual income while attempting to co-exist with their sometimes hot-headed migrant workers.
Starring: Scott Glenn, Arija Bareikis, Robert Sean Leonard
Directed by : Alfonso Arau
Drama / Movies
1 hr 38 min
Eli Pappy Chandler: Scott Glenn
Kathleen Chandler: Arija Bareikis
Jesse Chandler: Robert Sean Leonard
Gran Chandler: Melinda Dillon
Luke Chandler: Logan Lerman
Directed by: Alfonso Arau
Written by: Patrick Sheane Duncan
Based on the Novel by: John Grisham
Produced by: Brent Shields
Executive Producer: Richard Welsh