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Scorchers (1991)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  21 July 1991 (UK)
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Bayou La Teche, Louisiana sizzles as the Cajun town celebrates the wedding of Splendid and Dolan. The trouble comes on the wedding night when Splendid is determined to maintain her ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Thais
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Howler
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Bear
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Splendid
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Talbot
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Dolan
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Preacher
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Jumper
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Ray Ray
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Sugar Cat
Michael Covert ...
Pie Boy
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Renee
Steve LeFleur ...
Band Member #1
Jonno Frishberg ...
Band Member #2
Joe Fontenot ...
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Bayou La Teche, Louisiana sizzles as the Cajun town celebrates the wedding of Splendid and Dolan. The trouble comes on the wedding night when Splendid is determined to maintain her innocence. On the other side of town Splendids' cousin has her own problems. Her man has been sleeping with Thais, the town hooker. She heads to the Tiger Cafe with gun in hand to get back her man. Written by Les MacDonald at <mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca>

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In Canada, theatrical distribution was originally handled by Nova Releasing but the rights were passed on to Cineplex Odeon because Nova was struggling financially. See more »

Quotes

Bear: [In the bar] How was your night?
Thais: [Playing Prostitute] Long, hot and sticky
[Sits down at bar]
Thais: My feet are killing me!
Howler: Your feet?
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Les Flammes D'Enfer
Traditional
Performed by Mamou
Master provided by Jungle Productions/Austin, Tx.
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highly recommended
21 July 2005 | by (North Dakota United States) – See all my reviews

This movie really took my wife and I by surprise. It starts with a long session of a talking head. I was immediately turned off by this format. However, I continued to listen and found myself hooked. How many directors or writers can make a talking head not only hold your attention but have me riveted to the screen.

We found what I took to be a look at Cajun culture and philosophy to be a beautiful story about love, lust, and family relationships. We now own this DVD and have watched it several times. It is sad to think that this film did not do well at the box office. Most of the our favorite films died at the box office.


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