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Petty jealousies and misunderstandings between two rival families escalate into a tragic outburst of violence in this drama. Laban Feather (Rod Steiger) is the patriarch of a family of Tennessee moonshiners, brewing corn liquor with the help of his sons: Thrush (Scott Wilson), Zack (Jeff Bridges), Hawk (Ed Lauter), and Finch (Randy Quaid). The chief rivals of the Feather Family have long been the Gutshalls, another Tennessee clan who sell illegal alcohol; the Gutshalls are led by father Pap (Robert Ryan), with the help of his boys Ludie (Kiel Martin), Seb (Gary Busey), and Villum (Paul Koslo). While fighting for their share of the market in white lightning, the Feathers and the Gutshalls have also feuded over a piece of land that each side believes is rightfully theirs. Hoping to create internal friction amongst the Feather siblings, Ludie Gutshall mails a postcard from the non-existent "Lolly-Madonna" to the Feather home and allows the brothers to puzzle over who has attracted her attentions. The prank begins to turn ugly when Thrush and Hawk kidnap Roonie Gill (Season Hubley), a woman passing through town en route to meet her fiancée, believing that she's the "Lolly Madonna" they've heard about. Lolly-Madonna XXX was based on a novel by Sue Grafton entitled The Lolly-Madonna War, and was also released under that title. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast

Rod Steiger
as Laban Feather
Robert Ryan
as Pap Gutshall
Jeff Bridges
as Zack Feather
Scott Wilson
as Thrush Feather
Joan Goodfellow
as Sister E. Gutshall
Teresa Hughes
as Mrs. Elspeth Gutshall
Paul Koslo
as Villum Gutshall
Kiel Martin
as Ludie Gutshall
Gary Busey
as Seb Gutshall
Season Hubley
as Roonie Gill
Ed Lauter
as Hawk Feather
Randy Quaid
as Finch Feather
Timothy Scott
as Skylar Feather
Kiel Martin
as Ludie Gutshall
Timothy Scott
as Skylar Feather
Teresa Hughes
as Mrs. Elspeth Gutshall
Season Hubley
as Roonie Gill
Joan Goodfellow
as Sister E. Gutshall
Randy Quaid
as Finch Feather
Ed Lauter
as Hawk Feather
Gary Busey
as Seb Gutshall
Paul Koslo
as Villum Gutshall

Crew

Richard Sarafian
Director
Rodney Carr-Smith
Producer
Rodney Carr-Smith
Screenwriter
Sue Grafton
Book Author
Sue Grafton
Screenwriter
Philip H. Lathrop
Cinematographer
Fred Myrow
Composer (Music Score)
Tom Rolf
Editor
Herman A. Blumenthal
Art Director
Mike Moder
First Assistant Director
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