|Robin Wright Penn||Strange Lady|
|Ron Prather||Truck Driver|
|Jill Scott||Big Mama Thornton|
Lewellen lives with her grandmother in Alabama. Though unable to care for her himself, Lewellen's father tries to connect with his daughter through Elvis Presley's music. After her father's girlfriend -- with whom Lewellen has a special bond -- leaves, Lewellen suffers a horrible sexual assault and is traumatized. With some aid from Elvis' music, Lewellen's friend Charles helps her work through her pain.