Don’t watch this movie if you are after a big blockbuster, there is no big action, special effects or crass humour. Although the movie has a gentler pace it was still worth watching. Big Stone Gap is set in small town America in the 70s with a large cast of characters. It centres on Ave Maria – the town’s spinster who discovers a family secret. I laughed and shed a tear with all the antics of small town life and their connections with each other.