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Morning Glory (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  17 September 1993 (USA)
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An ex-convict who is on parole is accused of murdering a loose woman in the town where he works.

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Elroy Moody
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Elliot Mobridge
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Nat Macready
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Harley Overmire
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Donald Wade
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An ex-convict who is on parole is accused of murdering a loose woman in the town where he works.

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A little more care and it could have been great instead of pretty good
24 November 2003 | by (Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

The story has a lot of interesting elements in it and I always enjoy a period piece, but I felt that if the director or writers had been more exacting, the film could have been so much better. One of the things that struck me immediately is how annoying the film score was! It almost put me off watching the film. It was droning and syrupy and grating and came close to ruining some good moments in the film. I also wish the two leads had loosened up a little bit. Someone who watched it with me said that a drifter and a woman who's such a loner would be stiff and unsure in their interactions, but I thought that both actors could have livened up the latter half of the film considerably if they'd let some of their natural warmth and charm and humor shine through. I enjoyed watching the film and would watch it again, BUT I still wished they'd tightened up the score and loosened up the actors! I especially liked the opportunity to see one of my favorite character actors, Lloyd Bochner, in action. (Also, was I the only one who was a bit shocked when someone mentioned paying a worker $25 a week? I thought that seemed like big wages for the Depression-era South, but since I didn't live through that time, maybe it wasn't.)


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