Hounddog Movie

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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... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Hounddog release date was Friday, September 19, 2008.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

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Directed by

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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