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Shoot the Moon (1982)

 -  Drama  -  19 February 1982 (USA)
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A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. He's preoccupied with a career and a mistress, she with a career and caring for ... See full summary »

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A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. He's preoccupied with a career and a mistress, she with a career and caring for four young children. While they attempt to go their separate ways, jealousy and bitterness reconnect them. Written by Philip Gilman <pgilman@pipeline.com>

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19 February 1982 (USA)  »

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L'usure du temps  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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One of two 1982 movies directed by Alan Parker that were made/released in 1982. The other was Pink Floyd The Wall (1982). See more »

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Sherry Dunlap: What's with this honey shit all of a sudden?
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Referenced in Everwood: Shoot the Moon (2004) See more »

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Still The Same
Written and performed by Bob Seger
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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Shoot the Moon
28 May 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Honest drama about the breakup of a 15 year marriage that is brought to the screen with brute intensity by acting giants Finney and Keaton. Director Alan Parker arrives at some striking revelations about what keeps people together and what drives them apart. There are moments that are exceptionally moving and the supporting cast should also be commended for their work.


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