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Love Field (1992)

 -  Drama  -  12 February 1993 (USA)
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Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett's life revolves around the doings of Jacqueline Kennedy. She is devastated when President Kennedy is shot a few hours after she sees him arrive in Dallas. ... See full summary »

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Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett's life revolves around the doings of Jacqueline Kennedy. She is devastated when President Kennedy is shot a few hours after she sees him arrive in Dallas. Despite her husband Ray's prohibition, she decides to attend the funeral in Washington, D.C. Forced to travel by bus, she befriends Jonell, the young black daughter of Paul Couter. Sensing something wrong, her good intentioned interference leads the mixed race threesome on an increasingly difficult journey to Washington with both the police and Ray looking for them. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Her life began when her world fell apart.

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A szeretet földje  »

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$1,949,148 (USA)
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Although made in 1990, this sat on a shelf until a recently resuscitated Orion Pictures released the film in December 1992 to qualify it for Academy Award consideration. See more »

Quotes

Paul Cater: I didn't GET this car, I stole it. That's a felony.
Lurene Hallett: Well it shouldn't be if it can't go over forty!
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References Cry of Battle (1963) See more »

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Stars and Stripes Forever
Written by John Philip Sousa (uncredited)
Performed by Claremont High School Band
Conducted by Gary Lida
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an excellent portrait of the times
18 September 2004 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

This movie is not only tells the story of the accidental connection of two people, one black and one white, who would probably have never met in their normal lives, it also presents a vivid portrait of the time in which they lived. Set against the background of the JFK assassination and the aftermath, the protagonists meet and help each other through turning points in their lives. At first wary of each other, they come to understand the forces which have shaped each other's personalities and then come to appreciate the humanity and longing they have in common. Segregation and prejudice on both sides are explored without preaching. Finally it ends if not happily at least on a note of hope.


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