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Signs of Life (1989)

PG-13 | | Drama | 25 May 1991 (Japan)
A touching story of life in rural Maine, and the changes brought about by the closing of a town's small boat-building company -- on which many of the residents depended upon for a living.

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A touching story of life in rural Maine, and the changes brought about by the closing of a town's small boat-building company -- on which many of the residents depended upon for a living.

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Every day is full of magic.

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One for Sorrow, Two for Joy  »

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$95,836 (USA)
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Arthur Kennedy had been retired and living in Savannah, Georgia. During a dinner with his daughter and her agent, he asked if there was anything out there for him and the result was his role in this film. See more »

Quotes

Charlotte: I have never been so humiliated in my life. I swear to God. If I ever get my hands on him, I'll kill him. I mean it. If I'd have been holding a gun, I'd have shot him.
Betty: You must really love him. I mean, if you want to kill him and all. Is that my coleslaw?
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Milk & Honey
Courtesy of James & Astor, Inc.
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Just one of those movies
31 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on PBS the first time. Then I bought the video and watched it countless times. Every time I watch it, I can get something else out of it. It's a real testament to wanting to hold onto a life that was good, but now the world is changing. But you don't have to be older to hold onto the past, even the young characters, like Charlotte don't want things to change. The overall tone and mood is excellent. The cast is outstanding with all-stars like Kathy Bates, Beau Bridges and Arthur Kennedy. And its fun to see the upcoming stars before they hit more recognizable feature films, like Kevin J. O'Connor (The Mummy) and Vincent D'Onofrio (Men in Black and Law & Order: Criminal Intent-one of my favorite shows). Its just one of those movies that stays with you.


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