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Citizen Ruth
Directed by:
Alexander Payne

"Citizen Ruth" (also known as "Baby Business", "Precious", "Meet Ruth Stoops") is a Comedy/Drama film directed by Alexander Payne, released on January 13 of 1996 in the USA . Laura Dern and Swoosie Kurtz are starring, alongside Kurtwood Smith, Mary Kay Place, Kelly Preston and M.C. Gainey.

Meet Ruth Stoops...One Bad Mother.

Who directed "Citizen Ruth":

Citizen Ruth was directed by Alexander Payne, an American writer, producer, director, and actor.

After directing Citizen Ruth, Alexander Payne directed Election, released in 1999, About Schmidt (2002), Paris, je t'aime (2006), The Descendants (2011), Nebraska (2013).

When was "Citizen Ruth" released:

Citizen Ruth was initially released on Saturday, January 13, 1996, in the United States.. This was twenty-three (23) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, June 11, 2006 in the United Kingdom; Saturday, August 24, 1996 in Canada; Thursday, May 15, 1997 in Germany and on Monday, December 01, 1997 in Spain.

Who is at the casting of "Citizen Ruth":

At the casting of Citizen Ruth we find Laura Dern, previously seen in A Perfect World (1993) and Jurassic Park (1993); Swoosie Kurtz (Reality Bites (1994), A Shock to the System (1990)); Kurtwood Smith (Last of the Dogmen (1995), Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)) [ more... ]

What is the Storyline of "Citizen Ruth":

The movie opens with Ruth Stoops and a man (apparently an ex-boyfriend) having intercourse on a bed in a flophouse, after which he disrespectfully throws her out of the apartment. She later goes to a hardware store to buy patio sealant and huffs it in a paper bag in an alley to get high. Ruth is portrayed as a dumb, inebriated addict, capable of doing nearly anything to get money or drugs.

Ruth has 4 kids, all of whom have been taken from her custody by the state because of her inability to care for [...]

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