good rags to riches story based upon the life of loretta lynn. sissy spacek is good and they make the transformation very believable from a makeup and costume perspective. she plays both lorettas very well. nice look to the film. tommy lee jones was good, not great. this must have been a john hughes favorite. there are a couple actors who appear in his films later and he uses two songs in this film in planes, trains and automobiles.
of course the film also has a good soundtrack. maybe too many performances for my taste, but that’s what you get with these biopics about musicians.