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Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  12 October 1990 (USA)
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A small town prepares for the homecoming of superstar Roxy Carmichael, as does a young outsider, who believes Roxy is her mother.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Denton Webb
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Elizabeth Zaks
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Gerald Howells
Joan McMurtrey ...
Barbara Webb
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Les Bossetti
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Rochelle Bossetti
Robby Kiger ...
Beannie Billings
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Evelyn Whittacher
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Libby Ohiemacher
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Mayor Bill Klepler (as Stephen Tobolowski)
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Louise Garweski
John Short ...
Ronald Reems
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Scotty Sandholtzer
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Miss Day Ashburn (as Valerie Landsberg)
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Storyline

Although Roxy left town more than fifteen years ago, her memory has never faded. Her expected return starts to impact a number of lives, including that of her former partner Denton Webb. But it is Dinky, the adopted daughter of the Bossettis and ignored by most of her classmates as a strange loner, who may be most changed. She is convinced she is Roxie's secret child. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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She doesn't want much. Just a whole new life.

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Comedy | Drama

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Release Date:

12 October 1990 (USA)  »

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Roxy  »

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$3,989,297 (USA)
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Dinky Bossetti: From a deep, immaculate kiss she spread her two ripe, dripping limbs and then I happened.
Teacher: I beg your pardon.
Dinky Bossetti: And the moon throbbed and fought with an angry sun all that day and all that night. Until it forced me out.
Teacher: Dinky!
Dinky Bossetti: Now I scald here... alone. Touch me. With your white words and your dead hands. Now before I freeze.
Teacher: That'll be enough!
Dinky Bossetti: And become one of you.
Teacher: DINKY!
Dinky Bosseti: You interrupted me.
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Don't Look At Me
Written and Performed by Melissa Etheridge
Courtesy of Island Records, Inc.
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another hidden treasure
4 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Winona Ryder has a big collection of forgotten but first-rate movies, and this is no exception. The acting was really good, and the music on the soundtrack made it memorable. Well worth a look, and a second, and a third...


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