Julie Dash's 1970s-Set Drama 'Tupelo 77' Packaged And Heading To Berlinale

From Shadow and Act Tue Feb 5 2013, 20:39:14

I'm pleased to see that this project is still very much alive! We've been tracking it for a long while (our last update was in the summer of 2012), hoping that it gets all the assistance it needs and is eventually realize. As a quick recap from our last post on it... Julie Dash is attached to direct Tupelo 77 - a feature film written by Rich Mancuso, set in a small town in Mississippi during the summer of 1977, the year of Elvis Presley's death and the hottest summer on record in Mississippi. The film will chronicle the lives of a group of women of various ages and races who are regulars at a roadside diner. Together they struggle to...

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