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Crazy in Alabama

Crazy in Alabama is a 1999 American comedy-drama film directed by Antonio Banderas, written by Mark Childress (based on his own 1993 novel of the same name), and starring Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty, Meat Loaf, John Beasley, and Rod Steiger. The plot follows an abused housewife in 1965 Alabama who heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew has to deal with a racially motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.

It was filmed primarily in and around Houma, Louisiana with locations in Schriever, Chackbay, and New Orleans, Louisiana as well as Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

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