Bastard out of Carolina A movie version of Dorothy Allison's book Bastard Out of Carolina will premiere Sunday on the Showtime cable network. Controversy over the movie arose when Ted Turner refused to show it on his TNT cable station. The subject of the film is child abuse, and Ken Tucker says it's the best tv movie this year.

Bastard out of Carolina

Bastard out of Carolina

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A movie version of Dorothy Allison's book Bastard Out of Carolina will premiere Sunday on the Showtime cable network. Controversy over the movie arose when Ted Turner refused to show it on his TNT cable station. The subject of the film is child abuse, and Ken Tucker says it's the best tv movie this year.