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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
Jim Standiford ...
Addy Squires
Augusta Dabney ...
Ethel Sawyer
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Sara Mae
Adrian Sparks ...
George
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Sally
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Tony
Brian Sargis ...
Squid
Keith Sargis ...
Bryant
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Ben
Erin Malooly ...
Erin
Megan Malooly ...
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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Drama | Romance

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11 April 1986 (USA)  »

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Referenced in There's Nothing Out There (1991) See more »

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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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Violets Are Blue
29 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen the movie so many times and still love it. I think the Theme Song is great (as well as being a tearjerker). If you have ever let a girl get away or lost her to someone else, this movie really hits home. If you know Ocean City, Md.; it will make you long for a vacation. Sissy Spacek, Kevin Kline and Bonnie Bedelia give excellent performances. This movie gives a great impression of Ocean City and the scenes on Assateague are excellent. If you haven't seen this film I would recommend that you try to find it or at least watch for it on TV, (though, I haven't seen it listed lately, on TV). If you are a Sissy Spacek fan or have visited Ocean City, I recommend this film, you'll love it.


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