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Indian Summer (1993)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  23 April 1993 (USA)
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Seven friends reunite for a week-long reunion at a summer camp in Ontario they used to attend as children which is now threatened with being closed down.

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Unca Lou Handler
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Jamie Ross
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Beth Warden / Clair Everett (flashback)
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Jack Belston
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Jennifer Morton
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Brad Berman
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Stick Coder
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Matthew Berman
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Kelly Berman
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Gwen Daugherty (as Kimberly Williams)
Richard Chevolleau ...
Sam Grover
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Man in Canoe
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Tamakwa Cook
Cliff Woolner ...
Ranger Thaddeus Clay (flashback)
Emily Creed ...
Young Jennifer
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A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to discover that the camp's owner, Unca Lou, is going to close the camp down. Written by Melissa Portell <mportell@s-cwis.unomaha.edu>

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A Comedy About Eight Friends Who Return To The Best Summer Of Their Lives!

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some drug content, sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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23 April 1993 (USA)  »

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Cuando llega el otoño  »

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$14,904,910 (USA)
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Matt Craven plays one of the adults returning to summer camp, where they have such fond memories. Craven also played a CIT (counselor in training) in Meatballs (1979), another film about summer camp. Both films were shot in Canada. See more »

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During Jack's flashback about his boner, it takes place in the early 70's. Yet his younger self is wearing NHL pajamas that have the Quebec Nordiques logo on them. The Nordiques weren't added to the league until 1979. However the Quebec Nordiques were a team in the WHA (World Hockey Association) as early as 1972 with similar colors. See more »

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Unca Lou Handler: But I'll tell you one thing: if you hit it right, it's one hell of a life.
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Deeply humorous yet an honest comedy.
16 July 2001 | by (Sauk City, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

Deeply humorous yet honest comedy about a bunch of grownups (Bill Paxton, Julie Warner, Kevin Pollak, Elizabeth Perkins, Vincent Spano, Matt Craven, and Diane Lane) who are invited back to spend a week to Tomawka, a camp in (Ontario) Canada by their former consuelor (Alan Arkin). Writer/director Mike Binder drew upon his experience at the same camp as the main source of creating a gentle and understanding yarn that makes sense. Also, the movie has plenty of funny moments, some of which are completely bizarre like my favorite, the one involves using masking tape. Newton Thomas Sigel ("The Usual Suspects", "Three Kings") provides the film with some impressive shots of the Canadian wilderness. Among the cast, Sam Raimi, director of "THE EVIL DEAD" films and "The Gift", appears here as Arkin's bumbling right-hand man. One more thing, this film reassured me that a camp doesn't have to be a site of bloody murders.


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