Based on 1988 book by Luanne Rice.

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Georgie Symonds
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Honora Swift
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Nick Symonds
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Mark Constable
Herta Ware ...
Pem
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Clare
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Mona Tuckman
Michael MacRae ...
John Rice
Kit McDonough ...
Loretta
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Jean Snizort
Marjorie Nelson ...
Helen Avery
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Vivien
Peter Lohnes ...
Donald
Gary Lee Dansenburg ...
Eugene
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Casey
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Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems. While making a documentary of martial violence Georgie finds herself giving into the overwhelming jealous urges that put a strain on her marriage. Through revelations about her parents and sister's relationships and a flirtation of her own Georgie comes to grips with live on and off the island. Written by Susan Southall <stobchatay@aol.com>

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She's a Modern Woman in Control of Everything ... Except Her Life.

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10 August 1992 (USA)  »

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Georgie Symonds: Do you know what a pregnancy is?
Pem: It's nine months of misery!
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Referenced in Will & Grace: Crazy in Love (2001) See more »

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Beautiful film!
2 July 1999 | by (Eugene, OR) – See all my reviews

Classic tale of love, family and life. Spectacular performances by all. Very romantic but not sappy. A must see if you are the romantic type or a Holly Hunter fan.


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