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Indian Summer (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 23 April 1993 (USA)
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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Unca Lou Handler
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Jamie Ross
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Beth Warden / Claire 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
Robert K. Feldmann ...
Man in Canoe
Anne Holloway ...
Tamakwa Cook
Cliff Woolner ...
Ranger Thaddeus Clay (flashback)
Emily Creed ...
Young Jennifer
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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Also Known As:

Tamakawa  »

Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$14,904,910 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

As a child, writer-director Mike Binder went to at summer camp at Camp Tamakwa in Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada a total of ten times. See more »

Goofs

During the flashback to the long-ago Tamakwa-thon, as the runners pass through a crowd, the shadows of the cameraman and sound man are visible on the backs of the assembled onlookers. See more »

Quotes

Brad Berman: Is it me? I don't remember it smelling this much like urine.
Matthew Berman: The cabin always smelled like urine. That's how you found it when you came uphill in the dark.
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Crazy Credits

The counselor's assistant Stick (played by Sam Raimi) stares into the camera for the entirety of the credits. See more »

Connections

References The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah
Written by Allan Sherman and Lou Busch
Performed by Allan Sherman
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
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Great Summer Camp Reunion Movie
1 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie when it came out on video tape and really enjoyed it. I had the opportunity to purchase it on DVD a few weeks ago and have watched it several times since. I would have to agree with others when they said Indian Summer was nostalgic film. When I watch it I wish that I could be 10-14 again. I think that is why we all like the movie to some extent. We all at times wish that we could relive our lives as children with the wisdom/knowledge of adults. Wouldn't it be nice to have all your friends/parents be young again? To not have to worry about your job, being a parent etc...??? I know that I would like to jump into a De Lorean and go back in time. While I enjoyed the film very much my all time favorite camp film though is Meatballs with Bill Murray. I wish that they could make an Indian Summer version of that.


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