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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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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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21 July 1991 (UK)  »

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A letto in tre  »

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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

Thais: [In the bar] Preacher is one of my charity cases
Howler: [Surprised] How many charity cases have you got?
Thais: Two
[Winks at Bear]
Bear: Thais!
Howler: Oh!... Oh!... Ah... Can I be a charity case?
Thais: No!
Howler: Oh! Please, please, please!
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Les Flammes D'Enfer
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Performed by Mamou
Master provided by Jungle Productions/Austin, Tx.
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3 February 2005 | by (North of Cuba) – See all my reviews

Resembles a stage play. I have only watched it about 15 times in the past few years. The more it is watched, the more it becomes relaxing and comfortable. Unlike the action packed style that we have become used to, this movie does not move at a rapid pace. Very laid back. All of the actors do a fine job. The viewer soon discovers that there is no way to prepare for, and "know" what is going to happen next. After having visited the area, this appears to be based on real people, in real life situations. Answers a few questions that stay in the back of your mind, that you would never ask. Like any work of art, if you don't like it the first time, watch it again. Eventually, it will ease up on you. Like the swamp gator.


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