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Square Dance (1987)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  March 1987 (USA)
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Gemma is 13 years old lives with her grandpa in the country, she has for many years. One day her mother shows up, and wants to take Gemma to the city. Her mother is married now, and can ... See full summary »

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Dillard
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Juanelle
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Gemma
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Rory
Deborah Richter ...
Gwen
Guich Koock ...
Frank
Elbert Lewis ...
Beecham
Charlotte Stanton ...
Aggie
J. David Moeller ...
Dub Mosley
Dixie Taylor ...
Dolores
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Preacher Dixon
Barbara Britt ...
Miss Lawson
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Drunk Cowboy
Dee Pyland ...
May Tompkins
Gwen Little ...
Doreen Hadley
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Gemma is 13 years old lives with her grandpa in the country, she has for many years. One day her mother shows up, and wants to take Gemma to the city. Her mother is married now, and can provide for Gemma. Gemma goes with her mother. In the city she gets to know Rory, an mentally disabled boy. They play together, imagining that they are married. Written by Eva Kristin Berntzen <eva@himolde.no>

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Home Is Where the Heart Is  »

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WAITIN' FOR THE SUN TO SHINE
Written by Sonny Throckmorton
Performed by Ricky Skaggs
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Square Dance Is Lovely
3 August 2000 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

Square Dance, a near unknown film (probably because it is violentless) is actually a nice feel-good movie. The best thing about this movie is the acting, Lowe especially... in a enduring performance. Noted mainly because of Ryder's first film, whom is also great (as usual). The only bad thing about this film is what can be expected... it is rather slow at times, and yet still seems to leave loose ends. But it is very much rewarding with a nice ending and notable symbolism of the actual square dances, which leads Ryder back home.


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