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Violets Are Blue... (1986)

PG-13  |   |  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
Augusta Dabney ...
Ethel Sawyer
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Brian Sargis ...
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Bryant
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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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11 April 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Violetas São Azuis  »

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$4,743,287 (USA)
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Soundtracks

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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Such a beautiful film!
27 June 2002 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

I've watched this movie at least 30 times, and I never get over how amazing it is. Sissy Spacek, Kevin Kline, and Bonnie Bedelia are so compelling, and I pine for Ocean City over and over again! This movie will take you back to every "what if" you ever had. A classic!


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