A film so spectacularly wrong-headed you just have to marvel as it equates the wacky adventures of a ditsy murderess and the civil rights struggle. Shot in the lively colors of a Frank Tashlin comedy and kicked off by a bouncy credits sequence
featuring Nancy Sinatra's "These Boots Were Made for Walking," the story opens in mid-'60s Alabama. Thirteen-year-old orphan Peejoe (Lucas Black) and his brother Wiley (David Speck) live on their grandma's isolated farm, serenely unaware of the world's complexity until Aunt Lucille (Melanie
Griffith) blows in, seven kids in tow. She's just killed her abusive husband Chester, and wants to pursue her life-long dream of Hollywoo...