Fresh from the DC FanDome event! Check out the latest trailer for Wonder Woman Watch the trailer. Title: Coal Miner's Daughter A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved. In central Texas in the s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small acre farm with the help of two disparate people. The story of Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame. A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.
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What improbable lives so many Americans lead, compared to the more orderly and predictable careers of the Swedes, say, or the French. It's not just that we're the most upwardly mobile society in history, we're the most mobile, period: We go to ruin as swiftly and dramatically as we hit the jackpot. No wonder one of our favorite myths involves a rags-to-riches story in which success then destroys the hero. Look at country music star Loretta Lynn.
It follows the story of country music singer Loretta Lynn from her early teen years in a poor family and getting married at 15 to her rise as one of the most successful country musicians. A film on Lynn's life was intended to be made since the release of the biography. Production for the film began on March , and Lynn herself chose Spacek to portray her on screen after seeing a photograph of her despite being unfamiliar with her films. The soundtrack reached the top 40 in the U. It garnered critical acclaim and received seven nominations at the 53rd Academy Awards including for the Best Picture and winning Best Actress for Spacek. In , the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". In , year-old Loretta Webb is one of eight children of Ted Webb, a Van Lear coal miner raising a family with his wife in the midst of grinding poverty in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky pronounced by locals as "Butcher Holler". In , at the age of 15, Loretta marries year-old Oliver "Mooney" aka Doo, short for Doolittle Lynn, becoming a mother of four by the time she is The family moves to northern Washington State, where Doo works in the forest industry and Loretta sings occasionally at local honky-tonks on weekends. After some time, Loretta makes an occasional appearance on local radio.