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Child Bride of Short Creek

Child Bride of Short Creek
Diane Lane

Diane Lane

Screen Time: 70%
Role: Jessica Rae Jacobs
Age: 15 years old
Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt

Screen Time: 40%
Role: Naomi
Age: 17 years old

 

Child Bride of Short Creek

1981
Rating: 7.5 (2 votes)
Directed: Robert Michael Lewis
Country: USA
Language: English
Genre: Drama
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082169

Summary

Dramatization of the lives of the people of Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, collectively known as "Short Creek," a community made up of members of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints, a Mormon separatist group practicing child marriage and polygamy. Specifically, a boy is shocked that his father (Christopher Atkins), a veteran of the Korean War, wishes to take a 15-year-old girl for another wife.