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Rich in Love (1992)

PG-13 | | Drama | 5 March 1993 (USA)
Charleston, South Carolina. The Odoms have lived a life of the traditions of the American south in their longtime, large family beach front home. That tradition is turned upside down when ... See full summary »

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Vera Delmage
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Wayne Frobiness
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Rae Odom
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Rhody Poole
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Tick (as J. Leon Pridgen II)
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Charleston, South Carolina. The Odoms have lived a life of the traditions of the American south in their longtime, large family beach front home. That tradition is turned upside down when younger daughter, bright high school senior Lucille Odom, arrives home to find a note from her mother, Helen Odom, that note which states that she has left for good. This move has been a long time coming for Helen, although the actual act was somewhat spontaneous based on evidence around the family home. The family patriarch, retired Warren Odom, believes his wife will eventually return. To help with the situation, Warren and Lucille request the return of Warren's eldest daughter/Lucille's older sister, Rae Odom. However, Rae has her own issues as she arrives with her new Yankee husband, Billy McQueen, and news that they got married because she's pregnant, about which she doesn't seem too happy. These goings-on affect impressionable Lucille the most, she who is trying to find her own way in life and ... Written by Huggo

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5 March 1993 (USA)  »

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L'amour en trop  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,149,735 (USA)
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The movie was made and released about three years after Driving Miss Daisy (1989) with the film, according to show-business trade-paper 'Variety', sharing a number of the "creative team" from both movies. This included no actors but at least fifteen common crew personnel including the editor, the director, the screenwriter, the cinematographer, and the film's two head producers. See more »

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Blue Moon
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A slice of southern life.
4 June 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Rich in Love" is a slice-of-life film which takes the viewer into the goings on of a somewhat quirky Charleston, SC family. Highly romanticized, beautifully shot, well written and acted, "RIL" washes over you like a summer breeze as its plotless meandering breathes life into the characters such that at film's end you'll feel like an old friend of the family.

A wonderfully crafted character-driven film from the director of "Driving Miss Daisy", "RIL" is a somewhat obscure little "sleeper" which will appeal most to mature audiences.


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