The Ballad of the Sad Cafe: A tangled triangle. In the rural South of the early 20th century, Miss Amelia is the town eccentric, selling corn liquor and dispensing medicine. She takes in her half-sister's son, a diminutive crook-back named Lymon. He suggests they open a café in the downstairs of her large house. Marvin Macy gets out of prison and returns to town; turns out he was married to Amelia but it wasn't consummated. He pleaded, then got angry. Is he back for revenge? Eventually, Amelia and Marvin stage a no-holds-barred fight in the café. Lymon's complicated response to Marvin and to Cousin Amelia figures in the resolution.
|Ratings:||IMDB: 6.4/10 Metascore: N/A RT: 67%|
|Released:||March 28, 1991|
|Genres:||Comedy Drama Mystery|
|Actors:||Anne Pitoniak Austin Pendleton Cork Hubbert Don Stroud Earl Hindman Harry Jay Knowles Joe Stevens Keith Carradine Lanny Flaherty Mert Hatfield Paul Wright Robert Jones Rod Steiger Ted J Crum Terry Mross Vanessa Redgrave|
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