Hounddog

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2008 | R | Drama

Taking place in the 1960s American South, Dakota Fanning plays Lewellen. a troubled 12-year old girl who finds solace from an abusive life through blues music. Blues music is delicately woven througho... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, September 19, 2008

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

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DIRECTOR

Deborah Kampmeier

Screenwriter

Deborah Kampmeier

Companies

Empire Film Group

Rating MPAA

R for disturbing sexual assault of a young girl, and brief sexuality

Storyline

Taking place in the 1960s American South, Dakota Fanning plays Lewellen. a troubled 12-year old girl who finds solace from an abusive life through blues music. Blues music is delicately woven throughout this touching film to create a colorful tapestry of a melancholy life that finds release and healing through the music of Elvis Presley, whose character appears in the movie, albeit briefly, and the singing of the Blues.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • movie reportedly contains a rape scene involving Fanning's character. In the scene it has been widely speculated that Fanning, 12, wore a body suit and was accompanied by her mother and agent.

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