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Esther Yau requests:


> A senior gender studies student, Jenna Skinner, is doing a comps.
> project on "Cultural Representation of White Trash and Red-Neck Women in
> Media."  Would anyone suggest any film titles in addition to the
> following ones?

Depending on how wants to define the term and if it is not too limited
in historical perspective:
THE GRAPES OF WRATH
the Ma and Pa Kettle films
John Ford's PILGRIMAGE
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
FURY
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
BLACK LIKE ME
Bette Davis in CABIN IN THE COTTON
The musical L'IL ABNER
TOBACCO ROAD
BABY DOLL
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
DIRTY MARY CRAZY LARRY
THIEVES LIKE US (truer to the novel than the earlier THEY LIVE BY NIGHT)
WHITE HEAT
ULEE'S GOLD
Roger Corman's SWAMP WOMEN
BLOODY MAMA
BIG BAD MAMA
CRAZY MAMA
MORTAL THOUGHTS
WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE
THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
BETRAYED (the Winger film)
ONE FALSE MOVE
TRUE ROMANCE
PULP FICTION (for Amanda Plummer, at least)
JACKIE BROWN
SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
NELL
JFK
WILD AT HEART
HOME FRIES
FRIED GREEN TOMATOES
NADINE
MATEWAN
LONE STAR
THE LAST PICTURE SHOW
MARIE
SILKWOOD
MASK (the Cher-Stoltz one)
EASY RIDER
BLAZE
WUSA
THE THREE FACES OF EVE
SANCTUARY, THE RIEVERS (and other adaptations of Faulkner)
THELMA AND LOUISE
BILLY JACK
WALKING TALL
MISS FIRECRACKER
STEEL MAGNOLIAS
COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER
CARRIE
BADLANDS
WISE BLOOD
RAMBLING ROSE


Don Larsson

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Donald Larsson
Minnesota State U, Mankato
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