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Dolly Parton's Coat of many colors

Hickman, Hudson
A television movie event based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing in rural Tennessee. This once-in-a-lifetime special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat, vividly described in the well-known song of the film's title that helped make Parton who she is today. Set in the Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains in 1955.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

produced by Hudson Hickman ; written by Pamela K. Long ; directed by Stephen Herek.

Title from container.

Includes original broadcast version and alternate version of the film.

DVD release of motion picture originally broadcast on television in 2015.

Special features: Coat of many colors: bringing the song to the screen featurette ; deleted scenes ; alternate version.

Alyvia Alyn Lind, Jennifer Nettles, Ricky Schroder, Gerald McRaney.

DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.

In English, with optional subtitles in English or French.


Director, Stephen Herek.
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