Doch Rae verspürt nicht die geringste Lust, erlöst zu werden. Archived from on December 5, 2007. It's not overdone, and the film is done in a careful balance as to not make you cringe or say its unnecessary. Thats the beauty of it. Synopsis In rural Tennessee, Lazarus, a former blues musician who survives by truck farming, finds a young girl nearly beaten to death near his home. Lazarus' pastor and close friend, R.
Although Timberlake fails miserably in his role, the movie is good enough for you to put that on the side. Lazarus, who is also facing personal crisis at the dissolution of his marriage, nurses Rae back to health, providing her with gentle, fatherly advice as well as an education in blues music. Archived from on June 21, 2007. In love, just like I sung one of them songs a while ago and I put a verse in there saying that love hide all fault and make you do things you don't wanna do. Im authentisch skizzierten Randmilieu räumt die famose Besetzung mit rassischen Stereotypen auf. Rae's boyfriend Ronnie Morgan leaves for deployment with the 196th Field Artillery Brigade, , and in his absence, she indulges in bouts of and drug use. Ricci wore an actual 40- 18 chain during filming and ate only foods of no nutritional value to achieve a sickly appearance.
If it tried to take itself seriously, it would have failed miserably, but instead it carries itself through humor some unintentional and some surprisingly good acting by Ricci. Believing she's dead, Gill dumps Rae and leaves her by the side of the road wearing only a shirt and panties and drives away. But the film is much more than that. Smith praised Ricci and Jackson, saying this was Ricci's best performance and Jackson's best performance since 1994. Als ihr Freund Ronnie Justin Timberlake in den Irak zieht, erstickt die als Kind missbrauchte Nymphomanin Rae Christina Ricci ihre Qualen in Alkohol, Drogen und Sex. While driving away, Ronnie suffers from a panic attack again and Rae begins to have one of her spells, but then they pull themselves together, and resolve to take care of each other. After Rae regains her wits, Lazarus announces that it is his spiritual duty to heal her of her sinful ways and refuses to release her until he does so.
Lazarus, who is also facing personal crisis at the dissolution of his marriage, nurses Rae back to health, providing her with gentle, fatherly advice as well as an education in blues music. Rae's boyfriend, Ronnie, goaded by the man who nearly beat Rae to death, misunderstands the relationship between Lazarus and Rae, and vows to kill him. She's the white-trash town tramp, molded by a life of sexual abuse at the hands of her father and verbal abuse from her mother, who seems to delight in reminding Rae of her mistake in not aborting her. While searching for Rae, who has disappeared, he meets Gill, who informs him that Rae cheats on him whenever he is out of town. Lazarus' wife and his brother were having an affair, which has left him bitter and angry. Lazarus, exhibiting a street-smart understanding of violence and its motives, calls Ronnie's bluff, senses that he is as troubled as Rae, and becomes a guiding force in the young couple's resurrection. Over the course of several days, Rae, delirious with fever, occasionally wakes up and tries to flee from Lazarus.
Archived from on December 30, 2006. Ronnie attacks Gill, steals his truck, and continues searching for Rae. Ronnie and Rae decide they are stronger together than apart and get married. She laughs at his advances, comparing him unfavorably with another man, and he severely beats her. Rae's boyfriend, Ronnie, goaded by the man who nearly beat Rae to death, misunderstands the relationship between Lazarus and Rae, and vows to kill him. Rae makes several attempts to escape, and even briefly has sex with a teenage boy who helps out on Lazarus' farm.
He confronts the pair with a pistol, but Lazarus talks him down and summons the pastor. Archived from on September 28, 2007. The plot focuses on a Mississippi bluesman Jackson who holds a troubled local woman Ricci captive in his house in an attempt to cure her of her after finding her severely beaten on the side of a road. I ain't talking about monkey junk. .
Later, Rae and Lazarus take a trip into town, where Rae confronts her mother about the she suffered at the hands of her mother's partner. Walking in I was expecting something controversial, provocative, unnecessarily overdone, etc. The 17 tracks cover classic to modern. She's the white-trash town tramp, molded by a life of sexual abuse at the hands of her father and verbal abuse from her mother, who seems to delight in reminding Rae of her mistake in not aborting her. The pastor tries to reason with Lazarus and the group shares a meal. Lazarus, exhibiting a street-smart understanding of violence and its motives, calls Ronnie's bluff, senses that he is as troubled as Rae, and becomes a guiding force in the young couple's resurrection.
A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it. Lazarus goes to see Tehronne — the man whom Lazarus thought had beaten her — and learns of her promiscuity. Archived from on October 23, 2007. Lazarus discovers Rae unconscious next to the road the next morning and brings her home to nurse her back to health. He plays a blues concert at a local bar, which Rae attends. Ronnie spots Rae and follows her to Lazarus' house.