Distributed by Universal Pictures
Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan. Offers a revealing study of the housewife's plight during the Eisenhower era, along with an inspiring tale of tenacity and survival against formidable odds. Evelyn is a cheerfully strong-willed mother of ten who compensates for the failings of her alcoholic husband by becoming the most successful "contester" in the country. Between the mid-1950s and the early '60s, Evelyn submitted cleverly worded poems, jingles,...
2) Mean Creek
Follows a bunch of ragtag teenagers who take a boat trip on a nearby creek to celebrate their youngest member's birthday. They have an ulterior motive - to payback a local bully for his cruelities to the birthday boy. This is a hearty dose of how revenge can change a life in 24 hours.