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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
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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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11 April 1986 (USA)  »

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As Violetas São Azuis  »

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$4,743,287 (USA)
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A great film!
23 February 2002 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this when I was 8 years old. Since I live in Maryland, I was so excited to find out that a movie was being filmed in Ocean City. Its definitely one to see if you enjoy a good tear-jerker. Sissy Spacek is wonderful as Gussy Sawyer, the former girlfriend of Henry Squier (Kevin Kline). There are some scenes with the Boardwalk of Ocean City that makes me homesick every time I see it.


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