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BUTTE - Some familiar places are serving as the backdrop for a new Netflix show that's set in Montana.

The movie "Juanita," starring Alfre Woodard, is about a woman who leaves Columbus, Ohio and sets out for a new life. She randomly picks Butte, Montana off the map and ends up working at a small diner outside Butte.

The film is based on the book Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, a 2002 romance novel by Sheila Williams.

In the book, Juanita starts working at a local diner in the fictional town of Paper Moon, where she becomes a local celebrity for being the only black person in town - and she finds a love interest, too.

Click here to watch the Netflix trailer. 

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