Skipped Parts

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Skipped Parts ★½ 2000 (R)

Fourteen-year-old Sam Callahan (Hall) and his bad-girl mom, Lydia (Leigh), have been exiled to Wyoming in 1963 by Lydia's southern big daddy, Caspar (Ermey). Lydia promptly takes up with the wrong guy (Greyeyes) and encourages Sam in sexual experimentation with schoolmate Maurey (Barton), with unfortunate results. Based on Sandlin's coming-of-age trilogy, the film is flat and predictable. 93m/C VHS, DVD . US Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bug Hall, Michael Greyeyes, Mischa Barton, Peggy Lipton, Brad Renfro, R. Lee Ermey, Angela Featherstone, Alison Pill, Drew Barrymore, Gerald Lenton-Young; D: Tamra Davis; W: Tim Sandlin; C: Claudio Rocha; M: Stewart Copeland.