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Winter People (1989)

PG-13 | | Drama | 14 April 1989 (USA)
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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Annie Wright
Amelia Burnette ...
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Bill Gribble ...
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Wallace Merck ...
Harmon Campbell
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Margaret Campbell (as Walker Averitt)
Dashiell Coleman ...
Jonathan Wright
Barbara Freeman ...
Mavis McGregor
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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$743,032, 14 April 1989, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,023,282
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

1:10:45 Cole's horse dragged him to Collie's house; Wayland sees Cole's body, with his right arm curled behind his head. 1:10:58 Wayland approaches the body and Cole's right arm is now extended above his head. See more »


Soundtracks

Lightning in a Bottle
Written by Jimmy Webb
Produced by Roscoe Beck (as Charles Roscoe Beck) and Jennifer Warnes
Performed by Jennifer Warnes
Courtesy of White Oak Songs
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Excellent Acting,Very Touching Story
17 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I just watched this movie and what a well-spent evening!Thoroughly enjoyable.I can think of no flaws whatever with this film. The scenery is beautiful as well. Another plus.I can't imagine anyone not being pleased with their experience in seeing this film. It has drama,romance and wonderful relationship studies,and development.

I don't know what else to say without rambling! I can't believe IMDb insists that you must meet a minimum required amount of sentences to post a comment,SHEEZ! Just be sure not to pass this one up if you get a chance to see it. Fotunately my library had it. I don't remember ever hearing of it before.


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