Happy Birthday: Lori Petty

Festival Reviews

loripetty.jpgLori Petty

Born: October 14, 1963 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

[on the effect The Poker House rape scene had on its viewers] I had a girl come up to me, and she’s like “I’m a rape survivor.” I said, “No you’re not. Stop that.” She’s like, “What?” She’s 17 and came up to me after the movie. She said, “I was raped at 14.” I said, “That stupid ass man did a fucked up thing. It has nothing to do with you. You are not tarnished, you are not changed, you are fine. He’s fucked up. You’re fine.” Her eyes opened.

MOVIE POSTERA LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
1992
dir. Penny Marshall
Stars:
Tom Hanks
Geena Davis
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