MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,403 this week

Summerspell (1983)

 -  Biography | Drama  -  2 July 1999 (USA)
4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 67 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

Family celebrations and tensions, Independence Day, Texas 1948

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 381 titles
created 18 Apr 2011
 
a list of 50 titles
created 23 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 55 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 1985 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Summerspell" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Summerspell (1983)

Summerspell (1983) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Summerspell.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hugo Pool (1997)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Director: Robert Downey Sr.
Stars: Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Malcolm McDowell
Taps (1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.

Director: Harold Becker
Stars: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry... See full summary »

Director: Phil Joanou
Stars: Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of ... See full summary »

Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Stars: Catherine McCormack, Sean Penn, Sarah Polley
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey
U Turn (1997)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young punk drifter heading to Vegas to pay off his gambling debt before the Russian mafia kills him, is forced to stop in a Arizona town where everything that can go wrong, does go wrong for him.

Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte
Drama | Thriller | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

It's All About Love is the story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star,... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Claire Danes, Sean Penn
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City. He joins Castro's rebels. By 1964, ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Schnabel
Stars: Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Olatz López Garmendia
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In the 1930s, fictional jazz guitarist Emmet Ray idolizes Django Reinhardt, faces gangsters and falls in love with a mute.

Director: Woody Allen
Stars: Sean Penn, Samantha Morton, Woody Allen
Americans (2012)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

"Americans" is a short, public service film starring 'Sean Penn' and Kid Rock, directed by Jameson Stafford. The goal of the film is to tear down the one-dimensional political stereotypes ... See full summary »

Director: Jameson Stafford
Stars: Sean Penn, Kid Rock, Bianca Siavoshy
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Hollywood's Pauly Shore loses everything, fakes his own death, and gets caught!

Director: Pauly Shore
Stars: Ashley L. Anderson, Pamela Anderson, Camille Anderson
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Director: Matt Palmieri
Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Sean Penn, Max Perlich
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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
Edit

Storyline

Family celebrations and tensions, Independence Day, Texas 1948

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 July 1999 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Summerspell (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?