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Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 November 1990 (USA)
Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin's aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Aunt Julia
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Pedro Carmichael
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Puddler
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Aunt Olga
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Uncle Luke
Jerome Dempsey ...
Sam & Sid
Richard B. Shull ...
Leonard Pando
Paul Austin ...
Donald Loader
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Ted Orson
Crystal Field ...
Josephine Sanders
Jayne Haynes ...
Aunt Hortensia
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Frances Loader
Rob Kramer ...
Jamie
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Faith Hope (as Anna Levine Thomson)
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Storyline

Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin's aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this romance, he starts incorporating details of it into the script of his daily drama series. Soon, Martin and Julia are not only hearing about their fictional selves over the radio, but about what they are going to do next. Written by Christine Sai-Halasz <sai@mit.edu>

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Comedy | Romance

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2 November 1990 (USA)  »

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Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter  »

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$1,794,001 (USA)
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Quotes

Pedro Carmichael: Life is a shitstorm, and when it's raining shit the best umbrella is art.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are read over the radio instead of being shown. See more »

Soundtracks

New Orleans, My Home (Going Back To New Orleans)
Written by Ellis Walsh
Performed by the Neville Brothers
Courtesy of A&M Records
Cherio Corp. (BMI)
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Don't take it at face value!
24 October 2002 | by (Edmonton, Canada) – See all my reviews

From some of the other comments (especially the one complaining about the Southern accents), it's clear that people are judging this film at face value. This movie is not meant to be realistic! It's a whimsical, highly stylized fable, right in line with director Jon Amiel's best work -- and it's a delight from start to finish. Everybody in the cast is clearly having a great time -- particularly Peter Falk -- and if you have an open mind, and are willing to surrender to the film's atmosphere, you'll have a great time too.

Hilarious, smart, sexy, surprising -- in other words, not your typical Hollywood comedy. Give it a chance!


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