Caught this one on cable Sunday night, and was more drawn by the cast than I was the storyline, and enjoyed it a helluva lot more than I expected.   The story was less about Lucille (Melanie Griffith) than it was PeeJoe (Lucas Black), tho Lucille’s story certainly was an amusing cutaway as we watched PeeJoe come to grips with race relations in post-Selma Alabama.  David Morse was fabulous as the moral center of the story, and the supporting cast was star0studded and hella-fun to watch.  Meatloaf was superb as the slimy, racist sheriff and Rod Steiger was great as the judge. All in all I found this to be a fun story, which was kinda weird given the dark overtones of both the murder and the civil rights storylines.

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