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Mon, Jan 16 at 2:50pm, 8:00pm


  • Dir. Michael Apted
  • USA
  • 1980
  • 124 min.
  • PG
  • DCP
  • Assistive Listening
  • Hearing Loop

Part of Music City Mondays.

Mon, Jan 16 at 8:00pm: Introduction and trivia from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's senior writer-editor Michael McCall, who curated the museum's 2017 Loretta Lynn exhibit, and director of public programs Abi Tapia | BUY TICKETS

Sissy Spacek shines in her Oscar-winning role as country singer Loretta Lynn in this biopic that charts the queen of country music’s rise — from her hardscrabble Butcher Holler upbringing to stardom at the Grand Ole Opry. Co-starring Levon Helm as her father, Tommy Lee Jones as the husband she marries at 15, and Beverly D’Angelo as role model Patsy Cline, COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER is a remarkable tale of a rousing love affair and a woman’s triumph in making her name in the world.

“Cliches are like tarnished silver. Remove the accumulated dross and what is still precious will emerge. COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER does precisely that. It takes the rags-to-riches cliche and restores it to something beautiful to behold.” ––Joseph Gelmis, Newsday

“The appeal of COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER lies basically in its naturalness and, along with that, its honesty. And, unlike most film biographies of entertainers, this one is, indeed, entertaining.” ––Dean Johnson, Orlando Sentinel