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The Beans of Egypt, Maine


Carolyn Chute's fascinatingly complex novel Beans of Egypt, Maine was softened and simplified for this 1994 film treatment. [[Performer~P57088~Martha Plimpton~marthaplimpton]] plays Earlene Pomerleau, who resides in the Maine backwoods community of Egypt. Earlene is swept off her feet by her studdish, irresponsible neighbor Beal Bean ([[Performer~P47399~Patrick McGaw~patrickmcgaw]]), the youngest member of the much-despised Bean family. She lives to regret her sexual impulsiveness, while Beal is...more