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Winter People (1989)

 -  Drama  -  14 April 1989 (USA)
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A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby. First he must prove himself to her ... See full summary »

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Wayland Jackson
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Collie Wright
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William Wright
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Drury Campbell
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Cole Campbell
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Young Wright
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Gudger Wright
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Paula Jackson
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Margaret Campbell (as Walker Averitt)
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Jonathan Wright
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A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby. First he must prove himself to her father and her three brothers. He does so first by joining them on a bear hunt and then by designing a clock tower for the small community. Trouble comes when it is revealed that the baby's father is the demented son of a mean clan across the river and they mean to take the child back. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A passion so strong it kills.

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14 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Winter People - Wie ein Blatt im Wind  »

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The first film produced by Castle Rock Entertainment. See more »

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Realistic portrayal of the land and people
5 December 2001 | by (Greensboro, NC) – See all my reviews

This movie was filmed near my hometown in the Western North Carolina mountains in a little community called Plumtree in Avery County. The severe winter weather depicted in the film is like it really is. The elevation here is about 3500 feet and the area gets enough snow to support a large snow skiing industry.


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