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Violets Are Blue... (1986)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  11 April 1986 (USA)
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Young love may endure in your heart and one day re-ignite, but reality may soon dowse the flames.

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Augusta 'Gussie' Sawyer
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Henry Squires
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Ruth Squires
John Kellogg ...
Ralph Sawyer
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Addy Squires
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Ethel Sawyer
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George
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Bryant
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Erin Malooly ...
Erin
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Kathleen
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After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up. She meets her high school sweetheart Henry (Kline), now married and running the local newspaper he's inherited from his father. An awkward and tension-filled romance ensues. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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11 April 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Violetas São Azuis  »

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$4,743,287 (USA)
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One Day
(Love Song from "Violets are blue")
Written by Patrick Williams and Will Jennings
Produced by Jay Gruska and Patrick Williams
Performed by Laura Branigan
Courtesy of Atlantic Records
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I love Kevin Kline.
25 April 2002 | by (St. Louis, Missouri) – See all my reviews

Kevin Kline is one of my very favorites. He's quite sexy in this film. Sissy Spacek is beautiful. When the two looked at each other, they made the screen melt. This is one time I was rooting for the 'other woman.' It makes us all think about the one that got away.


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