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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 120 min
Ratings
35% critics Rotten Tomatoes
76% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release 04/28/00
Actors Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd, Stockard Channing, Joan Cusack
Directors Matt Williams
Novalee Nation is a pregnant 17-year-old from Tennessee heading to California with her boyfriend Willie Jack, but is abandoned by him at a Wal-Mart store in Sequoyah, Oklahoma. Novalee has no job, no skills and only $5.55 in her pocket, so she secretly lives in the Wal-Mart until her daughter Americus is born six weeks later. Novalee decides to raise her daughter and rebuild her life in Sequoyah, with the help of eccentric but kind strangers. Based on the best-selling novel by Billie Letts.
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release 04/28/00
Actors Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd, Stockard Channing, Joan Cusack
Directors Matt Williams
Novalee Nation is a pregnant 17-year-old from Tennessee heading to California with her boyfriend Willie Jack, but is abandoned by him at a Wal-Mart store in Sequoyah, Oklahoma. Novalee has no job, no skills and only $5.55 in her pocket, so she secretly lives in the Wal-Mart until her daughter Americus is born six weeks later. Novalee decides to raise her daughter and rebuild her life in Sequoyah, with the help of eccentric but kind strangers. Based on the best-selling novel by Billie Letts.