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Two Moon Junction (1988)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  29 April 1988 (USA)
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A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.

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April has just graduated from an exclusive Southern college. She's just returned home to her family mansion to prepare for her semi-arranged marriage to "the right man", a man approved by April's father, a Senator. During a trip to the local fair, April meets Perry, the kind of man she always wanted but never knew. Her parents are aghast, as Perry is exactly the kind of man they don't want her associating with. April must reconcile the expectations of her family and her fiancée with the passion she feels for Perry. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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$1,547,397 (USA)
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Burl Ives' last movie See more »

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At the beginning of the dance hall/pool room sequence, the shadow of the camera crew can be seen on the dance hall floor. See more »

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Belle Delongpre: The Delongpre family can claim three governors, two United States senators, three electives of the House of Representatives, a Supreme Court justice, and an ambassador to Chile. And at our table we've had the likes of General Patton, Presidents Woodrow Wilson, Jimmy Carter, Lyndon Johnson, the actress Tallulah Bankhead, and Truman Capote... and that film star Grace Kelly before she married her prince... and Betty Ford after her rehabilitation.
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You Are So Beautiful
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Bubba Gamekeeper
6 May 2008 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

The interesting thing is not that we have another "Lady Chatterly's Lover," nor that unlike its namesake, it does focus on the prurient as its anchor.

No, the interesting thing for me that it is set in the south. When this came out, as now, the south of the US has all sorts of cinematic baggage. The husky boys are more animal, the rich boys are more daftly aristocratic, and the girls more vapid. Its a land created for cinematic stereotypes.

So the deal is that while we are distracted by a few nipples, there's a more powerful story chugging along here, one that feeds the Chatterly story by casting a world in which no one controls any emotions, where guns and trucks are the first things you expect, and where the large are small.

Ted's Evaluation -- 2 of 3: Has some interesting elements.


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