Sunshine State

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  • PG-13
  • 2002
  • 2 hr 21 min
  • 6.8  (4,049)
  • 69

Sunshine State is a film of various vignettes that all occur around an area of Florida, broken up by a group of golfers that give commentary on the comings and goings of each segment. It has a run-time of 141 minutes. As Delrona Beach, a mostly-White Floridian town, prepares for its yearly festival, a parade float catches fire. A black child named Terrell is declared guilty and forced to perform community service for a local community theater. Terrell is an orphan in the care of his older relative Eunice and lives in the mostly-Black neighborhood of Lincoln Beach. Eunice is visited by her daughter Desiree, a beauty queen and actress who had to leave town after a pregnancy scandal sent her to Georgia. Desiree returned in order to make amends and to introduce Eunice to her new husband. Back at Delrona Beach, Marly runs the motel/cafe of her parents. With her personal aspirations of becoming a marine biologist, she feels trapped by the arrangement and considers selling the hotel off. In addition to carrying the family business, she also has to carry her slacker husband, Steve. However, Marly is also involved with a boyfriend-on-the-side, Scotty, and a landscaper, Jack.

Sunshine State
Sunshine State Scene: Selling The Motel
Sunshine State Scene: Selling The Motel

Clip - 2 min 19 sec

Sunshine State Scene: Flash Phillips
Sunshine State Scene: Flash Phillips

Clip - 1 min 55 sec

Sunshine State Scene: Coming Home
Sunshine State Scene: Coming Home

Clip - 1 min 12 sec

Sunshine State Scene: You Are My Rock
Sunshine State Scene: You Are My Rock

Clip - 1 min 53 sec

Sunshine State
Sunshine State

Trailer - 2 min 12 sec

Sunshine State Scene: Nature On A Leash
Sunshine State Scene: Nature On A Leash

Clip - 1 min 58 sec

Description
Sunshine State is a film of various vignettes that all occur around an area of Florida, broken up by a group of golfers that give commentary on the comings and goings of each segment. It has a run-time of 141 minutes. As Delrona Beach, a mostly-White Floridian town, prepares for its yearly festival, a parade float catches fire. A black child named Terrell is declared guilty and forced to perform community service for a local community theater.

Terrell is an orphan in the care of his older relative Eunice and lives in the mostly-Black neighborhood of Lincoln Beach. Eunice is visited by her daughter Desiree, a beauty queen and actress who had to leave town after a pregnancy scandal sent her to Georgia. Desiree returned in order to make amends and to introduce Eunice to her new husband.

Back at Delrona Beach, Marly runs the motel/cafe of her parents. With her personal aspirations of becoming a marine biologist, she feels trapped by the arrangement and considers selling the hotel off. In addition to carrying the family business, she also has to carry her slacker husband, Steve. However, Marly is also involved with a boyfriend-on-the-side, Scotty, and a landscaper, Jack.

Sunshine State is a 2002 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 21 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 69.

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  • Release Date
    2002
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 21 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (4,049)
  • Metascore
    69