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Alma

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:January 1, 1998
Running time:94 minutes
Cast:Alma Thorpe, James Thorpe, Margie Thorpe
Director:Ruth Leitman
Producer:Ruth Leitman

Description: Margie Thorpe is a sassy, whiskey-sippin' Grande Dame and her mother Alma is a Southern working-class Norma Desmond. An intimate and darkly humorous portrait of a mother-daughter relationship marred by a history of alcoholism, sexual abuse, and mental illness.

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