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Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  November 1990 (USA)
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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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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
Joel Fabiani ...
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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$1,794,001 (USA)
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Quotes

Martin Loader: Are they really worth worrying about?
Pedro Carmichael: Yes. It burns... it burns like love.
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Crazy Credits

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

Soundtracks

Chewin' Fat
Written by Wynton Marsalis
Performed by Wynton Marsalis and His Band
Featuring Johnny Adams
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Life, Love, Laughter and New Orleans!
10 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Whenever I think of extremely underrated movies, Tune in Tomorrow always comes to mind. Barbara Hershey, Peter Falk and Keanu Reeves all shine in their leading roles. The luminous and hilarious supporting cast showcases Patricia Clarkson, Peter Gallagher, Elizabeth McGovern and John Larroquette like you've never seen them before. This ensemble is one of the best that I've encountered on screen and makes me wish they gave out awards for supporting casts.

The movie might not be everyone's cup of sweet tea but it's a gem, nonetheless. Even if the story doesn't tickle your heart, the movie is definitely worth catching for the Wynton Marsalis score and the classic images of a pre-Katrina New Orleans.


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