The Poker House

Overview

Actress-turned-director Lori Petty makes her feature directorial debut with this period drama set in 1976 that explores a typical day in the life of a decidedly atypical teen named Agnes. Some folks have the luxury of living each day to the fullest, but for Agnes every day is a grueling struggle for survival; her mother is strung out on drugs, her home has been overrun by degenerates, and her only father figure is a pimp. For Agnes and her two younger sisters, this particular day will be marked by both tragedy ...
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Overview

Actress-turned-director Lori Petty makes her feature directorial debut with this period drama set in 1976 that explores a typical day in the life of a decidedly atypical teen named Agnes. Some folks have the luxury of living each day to the fullest, but for Agnes every day is a grueling struggle for survival; her mother is strung out on drugs, her home has been overrun by degenerates, and her only father figure is a pimp. For Agnes and her two younger sisters, this particular day will be marked by both tragedy and triumph, but which will resonate most in the days and weeks to follow? Selma Blair, Bokeem Woodbine, and David Alan Grier star.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/18/2009
  • UPC: 625828475207
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Peace Arch Trinity
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Selma Blair Sarah
Jennifer Lawrence Agnes
Bokeem Woodbine
David Alan Grier
Sophia Bairley
Chloƫ Grace Moretz
Clarke Peters
Technical Credits
Lori Petty Director, Co-producer, Original Story, Screenwriter
Erin Benach Costumes/Costume Designer
Stephen J. Cannell Producer
Michael J. Dubelko Producer
David Alan Grier Co-producer, Screenwriter
Tirsa Hackshaw Editor
Michael Lloyd Musical Direction/Supervision
Daisy Marco Co-producer
Mike Post Score Composer
Peter Quartaroli Co-producer
Ken Seng Cinematographer
Claire Simon Casting
Mary Vernieu Casting
Lisa S. Wolff-Mandziara Production Designer
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