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Hard Country (1981)

 -  Drama | Western  -  April 1981 (USA)
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Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she will have to leave Texas and ... See full summary »

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Royce
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Johnny Bob
Sierra Pecheur ...
Mama
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Tanya Tucker ...
Caroline
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Lewis Van Bergen ...
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Wesley
Curtis Credel ...
Dale
Scotch Byerley ...
Aaron
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Elise Caitlin ...
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Danone Camden ...
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Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she will have to leave Texas and move to the big city. However, her shiftless factory worker boyfriend Kyle wants to stay in Texas. Written by Woodyanders

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Sometimes a woman has to leave the man she loves... to find herself. See more »

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Although she had been an actress for five years and appeared in multiple TV movies, this was Kim Basinger's first big-screen role. See more »

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Caroline: A woman who needs space for herself gets out of Texas. It's a great place to be from and a great place to come home to but you've gotta leave it first, before it smothers you.
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SOMEBODY MUST HAVE LOVED YOU RIGHT LAST NIGHT
Performed by Tanya Tucker
Through the courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
Music and Lyrics by Ken Bell
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Overlong country Texas flick that tries hard.
5 September 1999 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This over-long Texas flick tries hard but unfortunately is rather dull in stretches. Very predictable ending. Basinger acquits herself well in her debut. There are a few nice moments and the Texas backdrop is pleasant enough. A lack of strong direction and drive and not enough charisma on the part of Jan-Michael Vincent are what cause the film to suffer.


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