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Rachel River (1987)

PG | | Drama | 20 February 1989 (USA)
Comedy drama about a young journalist (Pamela Reed) who, upon returning to her Minnesota home town, begins to examine her life.

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Comedy drama about a young journalist (Pamela Reed) who, upon returning to her Minnesota home town, begins to examine her life.

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Craig T. Nelson's character is called Marlyn Huutula. Hutula is the Norwegian name for Shelob, the giant spider in Tolkien's Lord of the Rings books. Nelson himself has a Norwegian grandfather. See more »

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a very good film
12 September 1999 | by (Minneapolis MN) – See all my reviews

Other comments notwithstanding, this is a very good film. Literate, understated, atmospheric, with good understanding of the human condition, and sympathetic treatment of character. Definitely not a film for action freaks, but a treat for those who appreciate depth and characterization. A solid 8.


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