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The Wilgus Stories

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The Wilgus Stories trailer

Overview

Synopsis

3-short films brought together as a one hour about a boy growing into adulthood in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1960's. Starring Ned Beatty and a combination of actors and non-actors. Adapted from short stories by Kentucky author, Gurney Norman. Individually the short films played at Sundance, Locarno, London, New York Film Festival, Berlin, and others. As a one-hour triptych, it opened at SXSW.

Stage
finished
Running time
57 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
1990-2000--releases in 1991, 1995 and 2000
Locations
Eastern Kentucky
Prod. Partners
Appalshop and ITVS

Distribution Details

Release year
2000
Festivals
New York Film Festival, Locarno, Sundance, SXSW, Berlin, Rotterdam, London, Sydney..others in parts and as full one hour
Awards
list coming.
Distribution
First two shorts released independently plus festival tour and PBS broadcast. Full "The Wilgus Stories" also broadcast on PBS.
Broadcast (Prod.)
PBS
Language
English

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