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Assumption Parish
Belle Rose, Labadieville, Madewood Plantation, Napoleonville (Parish Seat), Paincourtville, Pierre Part, Supreme

History
Settled in mid 18th century by French and Spanish settlers. Assumption was a final destination for many of the French Acadians exiled from Nova Scotia from 1755 to 1764.

 

1978

Woman Called Moses - Dir: Wendkos; Cast: Tyson, Welles.  Biographical drama filmed partially at Houmas House Plantation in Burnside and Madewood Plantation in Napoleonville.

1987

Angel Heart - Dir: Parker; Cast: Rourke, DeNiro. Horror thriller partially filmed in Laurel Valley Plantation in Thibodaux, Napoleonville, and New Orleans. - Movie Trailerstrailer available on this title.

Sister, Sister - Dir: Condon; Cast: Stoltz, Leigh. Horror, drama filmed at Madewood Plantation in Napoleonville.

1990

Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse - TV show

1997

Eve's Bayou - Dir: Lemmons; Cast: Jackson, Whitfield. Drama filmed in Covington, Madisonville and Napoleonville. - Movie Trailerstrailer available on this title.

2005

Because of Winn-Dixie - Dir: Wang; Cast: Robb, Daniels. Family comedy drama filmed in Napoleonville and Thibodaux. - Movie Trailerstrailer available on this title.

Mind Your Manners - TV episode

2012

Looper - Dir: Johnson; Cast: Willis, Blunt. Crime sci-fi partially filmed in Thibodaux, New Orleans and Napoleonville.

2014

Life on the Bayou Corne Sinkhole - Dir: Greene. Short TV documentary on the lives affected by the sinkhole filmed in Belle Rose.

 

 

 


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