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Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  18 January 1991 (UK)
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It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge ... See full summary »

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Harriet
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Carolyn Bridge
John Bell ...
Douglas Bridge - as a boy
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Ruth Bridge
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Dr. Alex Sauer
Remak Ramsay ...
Virgil Barron
Addison Myers ...
Man at Businessmen's Table
Roger Burget ...
Man at Businessmen's Table
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Mr. Gadbury
Gale Garnett ...
Mabel Ong
Al Christy ...
Judge
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It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and the complications are derived from that they have a more modern view of life. Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

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Divided by time and tradition. United by love and hope. The story of an unforgettable family.

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Drama

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18 January 1991 (UK)  »

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Cenas de uma Família  »

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$7,698,010 (USA)
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Newman and Woodward were a couple in real life as well, married from February 2, 1958 until Newman's death in September 2008. See more »

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Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life
Music by Victor Herbert
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
Warner Bros. Inc.
Performed by Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy
Courtesy of RCA Records
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A bit different
9 March 2003 | by (Ky.) – See all my reviews

This is definitely a nitch film that will not appeal to a mass audience. It's a rather uneventful story of a mid-western upper class WASP family, and the cultural milieu of their times. Set in the time frame of pre-World War II America, it is a series of vignettes of various characters' lives. Everything about the production is first class; from the acting to the lush settings. This is a film for those who prefer subtlety over action. This ain't a popcorn film, it is a movie for a quiet time where you can sit back and watch a serious character study. Too, a knowledge of the history of the time would be nice -- but not essential. I'll give it a solid *8*.


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