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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
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Pie Boy
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Renee
Steve LeFleur ...
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Jonno Frishberg ...
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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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Heather Graham auditioned for a role in the film but was fired during filming. See more »

Quotes

Splendid: [On consummation night, talking about her virginity] I can't just stay shut up like an oyster for 20 years and then just jump on top of the bed and spread my legs like a toll bridge.
Jumper: Don't talk that way.
Splendid: I'm not a garage door!
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Soundtracks

Symphony No. 5 - Adagietto
Composed by Gustav Mahler
Performed by The Budapest Festival Orchestra
Conducted by Ivan Fischer
Courtesy of Delta Music, Inc.
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Fairly unknown movie with great acting and involved plot
18 January 2001 | by (Northeastern Colorado) – See all my reviews

Thank you Kalina, (above). This is a great movie. It is about the discovery of life and meaning. The father, Jumper has become a favorite of mine as he takes his daughter through a grief process worthy of any psychologist. The interplay of the lives of people in a small town, and their discoveries of who they can be is a model for anyone who feels stuck or trapped. The humor is wonderful, the acting of James EArl Jones, Denholm Elliot, Emily Lloyd, Leland Crooke, and Faye Dunaway is beyond compare. I guess if you didn't like this movie, you just don't know how to go around corners. Too bad!!


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