The Neon Bible
|Release Date: March 01, 1996||Running Time: 92 mins.|
|MPAA Rating: None||Box Office: $5,045.00|
|Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Period|
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Summary:Deep in the night, a solitary train winds its way through the dark countryside. Riding in one of the compartments is a sad-eyed sixteen year old boy, David. As he peers out through a window into the blackness, David begins to see images of his own life, fragments of the past. So begins this lyrical story of a young boy growing up in a small Southern Bible Belt town in the 1940s with his father whose self-esteem has been destroyed since losing his factory job, and his overly sensitive mother. The arrival of Aunt Mae, a flamboyant and rather risque nightclub singer, has a lasting and significant effect on David's life.