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Summerspell (1983)

 -  Biography | Drama  -  2 July 1999 (USA)
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Family celebrations and tensions, Independence Day, Texas 1948

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Louise Davis ...
Felda
Edna Wisdom ...
Selma
Vernon Lafon ...
Ruth
Ed Wright ...
Grandfather Windom
Frank Whiteman ...
Lowell Windom
Dorothy Holland ...
Bernice Windom
Jennifer Mayo ...
Eleanor Windom
Michael Holmes ...
Ezra Windom
Kay Freeman ...
Lillian Windom
Joan Crosby ...
Maggie Oberon
Bertram Tanswell ...
Rich Oberon
Gay Hagen ...
Edna Mae Riddick
Coleman Creel ...
Cecil Riddick
Timothy Carhart ...
Cecil Jr (as Tim Carhart)
Lori Russo ...
Ruth
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It's the 4th Of July, 1948, and the Wisdom clan gathers beneath the shadow of an unpleasant revelation.
4 October 1999 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

A beautiful, quiet little film that painstakingly chronicles the disintegration of a family and their secrets over the course of a 4th of July weekend, 1948. Director Shanklin treads Faulkner/Williams territory with a deft hand, in this ulcerating American Gothic. Watch for a veeeery young Sean Penn as one of the cousins.


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