Carnelle, an oversexed hellion who was orphaned as a child, has always played second fiddle to her beautiful Southern belle cousin — a past Miss Firecracker contest winner. But Carnelle’s ready to turn the tables. Afterall, she wants that crown.
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A fine small film of considerable warmth and charm, the brilliance of the performances redeems the occasional directorial mis-step. Any chance to see Holly Hunter, Tim Robbins, Mary Steenbergen, Trey Wilson and the sublime Alfre Woodard really should be grabbed.