A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

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Lori Ashton ...
Saloon Dancer
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Miller Brown
Pat Atkins ...
Mrs. Russell
Eleanor Baggett ...
Older Mrs. Miller
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Young Mrs. Miller
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Townsperson
Stephen Blake ...
James Miller
Sharon Chatten ...
Townsperson
Stephen Cole ...
Priest
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Piano Player
Janice Dejon ...
Townsperson
Barbara Dow ...
Mrs. Hill's Friend
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Mrs. Hill
Cameron Frankley ...
Card Cheat
Reed Hollister ...
Townsperson
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A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

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When the moon rises, the howling begins.

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16 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Noites de Despertar  »

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Queen Mary Stuart
15 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Firstly, this strange, moody and fascinating film reminded me what an amazing actress Mary Stuart Masterson really is. She grows in front of our eyes without betraying for a moment the romantically lyric aspects of the film. I've noticed a similarity with "Male Di Luna", an episode of "Kaos" a remarkable film from the Taviani brothers, but "Mad at the Moon" explores a universe all of its own and it does it with a score worthy of an Academy Award. The look of the film is also a standout. Hart Bochner, Stephan Blake and Fionnula Flanagan give subtle, moving performances but what I felt as soon as the movie ended was the need to shout: Long Live Mary Stuart.


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