The Neon Bible

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Tinged with sadness, this idiosyncratic film is a moving and poetic drama about a boy growing up in a troubled family in an American Bible Belt town in the 1940s. Much of the story involves his saloon-singer aunt, who is the one bright spot in the boy's otherwise dreary life.


Gena Rowlands
as Aunt Mae
Jacob Tierney
as David at 15
Drake Bell
as David at 10
Leo Burmester
as Bobbie Lee Taylor
Frances Conroy
as Miss Scover
Peter McRobbie
as Rev. Watkins
Dick Dana
as Jo Lynne
Bob Hannah
as George
Dana Atwood
as Jo Lynne
Sharon Blackwood
as Schoolmistress
Sherry Velvet
as Testifier No. 1
Stephanie Astalos-Jones
as Testifier No. 2
Ian Shearer
as Billy Sunday Thompson
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