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Honeysuckle Rose (1980)

 -  Music | Romance | Drama  -  18 July 1980 (USA)
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Willie Nelson is a country singer on the road caught in a romantic triangle with Dyan Cannon and Amy Irving, the daughter of one of his longtime musical sidekick.

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Buck Bonham
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Viv Bonham
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Lily Ramsey
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Garland Ramsey
Joey Floyd ...
Jamie Bonham
Charles Levin ...
Sid
Mickey Rooney Jr. ...
Cotton Roberts
Lane Smith ...
Brag--Cotton's Manager
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Rooster
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Rosella Ramsey
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Jeanne
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Herself
Rex Ludwick ...
Tex
Mickey Raphael ...
Kelly
Bee Spears ...
Bo
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Buck Bonham is a county singer, with a good family, struggling to find national fame. He juggles his music career with his obligations to his long-suffering wife and their son. He has everything going his way until his longtime guitarist retires from the band. His plucky young daughter eagerly accepts the position meant to last several weeks. The road leads to temptation as the young woman admits a longtime crush on him, which leads to his downfall. The only question is will his family and friends stand by him before things come crashing down? Written by Anonymous

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For 20 years he's been singing to the country. But he never figured he'd be living his own love songs.

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Music | Romance | Drama

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The film is a remake of Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939), replacing classical music of the original with country-and-western, and being made and released about 41 years after the original. See more »

Quotes

[Lily is on her first tour with Buck's band]
Bo: Anybody on this bus got a college education?
Lily Ramsey: I do; just graduated in June.
Bo: Good. Then you can get up and get us a beer.
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Version of Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939) See more »

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So You Think You're a Cowboy
Written by Willie Nelson and Hank Cochran
Performed by Willie Nelson and Emmylou Harris
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Excellent movie. To watch more than once
1 January 2006 | by (Costa Rica) – See all my reviews

Let's get it on DVD. Willie and Dyan are great and the whole movie is first class entertaining. Humor, music and romance. Give this movie what it deserves and make all those thousands of fans happy. I have seen this movie about three times and every time again it was like new. It gives a good idea how a band on the road is living and though it's a tough life, it's a good life. I am country singer myself and a lot of Willies songs I perform. He and the late Waylon are my favourites. So this movie means a lot to me.This story is not a fiction, it is as if you are watching your own life passing by.I can understand Willie when Amy tries to make love to him, but at the end Willie returns to his beautiful Dyan. The story of life for so many people.


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