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Acadia Parish
Branch, Church Point, Crowley (Parish Seat), Duson, Estherwood, Eunice, Iota, Mermentau, Morse, Rayne

The parish was founded from parts of St. Landry Parish in 1887 after an election to determine the parish seat, ending when Crowley beat Rayne and Prairie Hayes.



Limner, The - Dir: Hank. Drama produced by the University of New Orleans and filmed in the rice fields of Crowley.


Rhythm 'n' Bayous: Road Map to Louisiana Music - Dir: Mugge; Cast:  Jones, Ledet. Music documentary filmed in Baton Rouge, Eunice, Lafayette, Monroe, New Orleans, Shreveport, Ville Platte and Winnsboro.


Oath of Desormeau - Dir: Ramsey; Cast: Attebury, Arnold. Drama partially filmed in Mermentau.


Laissez les bon temps rouler! - Dir: Bordogna; Cast: Voinche. Documentary of Cajun Mardi Gras filmed in Eunice, Lafayette, Mamou, St. Martinville, and Scott.


Wolvesbayne - Dir: Furst; Cast: London, Romano. Made for TV fantasy horror filmed in Baton Rouge, Crowley and Lafayette.


Battlefield: Home: Breaking the Silence - Dir: Holsapple; war documentary drama about the emotional and physical problems of a returning Vietnam Vet. Partially filmed at Rayville, Duson, Alexandria, Baton Rouge and Tulane University in New Orleans.




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