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The Awakening (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  5 November 1995 (USA)
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Sara
David Beecroft ...
Flynn
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Nancy
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Nigel Bowers
David Ferry
Miguel Fernandes
David Gardner ...
Dr. Hamilton-Ives
Jenny Parsons ...
Register Clerk
Marilyn Peppiatt ...
Teller
Kay Caisley ...
Mrs. Thatcher
Jack Jessop ...
Mr. Thatcher
Pat Patterson ...
Mr. Maldon
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Secretary
Michael Dunston ...
Pianoman
Kelly Fiddick ...
Desk Clerk
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Sara lives in a small town where everybody knows everybody and her life is an open book. Left with the care of her family home, she has trouble meeting the mortgage payments and her ex-boyfriend is the bank manager attempting to foreclose. When she takes in boarders to meet expenses, she unwittingly rents a room to an international criminal hiding out from a bounty hunter, John Flynn. When the bounty hunter shows up, the criminal takes a hike. Reluctantly admitting that he might need her help, Flynn agrees to make Sara a partner for half the bounty if they catch the missing man in time. What follows is a wild ride where Sara discovered that she is anything but boring and predictable. Written by C.D.

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Nancy: When was the last time you had a date?
Sara: A date? That's like a fig, right?
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Keep On Lovin Me Baby
Performed by Colin James
(c) Conrad Music
Courtesy of Virgin Records
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Romance movies are romance movies
3 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It amazes me that people watch a movie titled "Harlequin's The Awakening" and then complain about it being a romance. It takes all kinds, I guess.

One thing that may be missed at first is that this movie is actually intended as a comedy as well as a romance with a few thriller elements at the very end. But basically, it's a romantic comedy. The first time watching it, the comic elements can be a little annoying because they are of the oops! variety.

The star and chief reason for seeing this movie is Cynthia Geary. Not just because she is beautiful--who isn't in a romance movie--but because of her enormous appeal. It's a shame that this appears to have been her only starring role. So, see it for her if for nothing else. (But not if you're expecting Citizen Kane or anything of that sort.)


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