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Strangers in Good Company (1990)

PG | | Drama | 1990 (Canada)
A busload of women become stranded in an isolated part of the Canadian countryside. As they await rescue, they reflect on their lives through a mostly ad-libbed script.

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Complete credited cast:
Alice Diabo ...
Alice
Beth Webber ...
Beth
Catherine Roche ...
Catherine
Cissy Meddings ...
Cissy
Constance Garneau ...
Constance
Mary Meigs ...
Mary
Michelle Sweeney ...
Michelle
Winifred Holden ...
Winnie
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A bus breaks down in the wilderness. Seven elderly women,average age 71 and one 27 year old are stranded at a deserted farmhouse. The have only their wits, their memories, and eventually some roasted frogs' legs, to sustain them. Through the long days and nights this remarkable group of strangers share their life stories and exchange intimate thoughts; turning the crisis into a magical time of humor and spirit. Featuring non-professional actors and spontaneous dialogue, this memorable film dissolves the barrier between fiction and reality, weaving a heartwarming tale of friendship and courage. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes the middle of nowhere can lead to the most beautiful of places.

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$1,002,689 (USA)
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This movie was mostly ad-libbed by the women, all talking about their real lives. See more »

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Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Music by Leo Friedman (as L. Friedman) and lyrics by Beth Slater Whitson (as B. Whitson)
Courtesy Shapiro and Bernstein and Co., Inc., and Shawnie Press
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A wonderful experience.
7 October 2002 | by (Columbus, Ohio USA) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderfully worthwhile film. Anyone interested in the lives of women should watch this. The story was entertaining and yet in the true definition of the word art I found myself reflecting on my own life while watching it.


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