Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her ... See full summary »
Harley Jane Kozak,
Set in the Rocky Mountains of Montana in the early 1900s, this is a tale of love, betrayal, and brotherhood. After being discharged, Colonel Ludlow decides to raise his three sons in the wilds of Montana, where they can grow up away from the government and society he has learned to despise. The three brothers mature and seem to have an unbreakable bond, until Susanna enters their lives. When Samuel, the youngest of the three, returns from college he brings with him his beautiful fiancée, Susanna. The eldest son, Alfred, soon finds himself in love with his brother's fiancée, and things get worse when he discovers a growing passion between Susanna and Tristan. Colonel Ludlow's favorite son, Tristan is willful and as wild as the mountains. As the brothers set out to fight a war in Europe, suspicion and jealousy threatens to tear apart their once indestructible bond. Written by
The brothers enlisted in the Canadian Army and appear to have served in the 10th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force by the badges on their uniforms. The 10th Battalion was formed from the 103rd Regiment (Calgary Rifles) which was later known as The Calgary Regiment. See more »
During infamous Tristan and Susannah's hug(after the boys announce they are going to the war), Tristan's lips move from Susannah's cheek to her forehead. Then camera angle changes, and his lips are again at her cheek's level. See more »
Samuel! Samuel, come here! Run along now. Go with Pet. Get him in the house!
John T. O'Banion:
He's a fine boy. You know we're not here to arrest you.
You take me to the woods. I don't want my boy to see. I don't want my boy to see. Let's get on with it.
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...but I must admit that I loved Legends of the fall. I understand that some people think it's corny and too romantic but if you like epic dramas this is the movie for you.
Reasons to see the movie:
Great acting. Anthony Hopkins makes a classic role as the US army
officer gone anarchist father. Brad Pitt is perfect in the role as the wild one with an indian "stepfather". Aidan Quinn makes another great performance, and Julia Ormond is very good as the (tragic) woman they all long for.
The scenery. Magic. I want to have a farm in Montana!
The camera work.
The story. I guess I am a sucker for epic dramas.
A number of very, very good scenes.
The movie is a kick in the nuts to "civilized life" and state
The anarchistic attitude.
The character Tristan Ludlow.
The character William Ludlow.
The emotional ride.
Reasons to NOT see the movie:
You will be called a pathetic romantic if you like it. And you will
most probably like it...
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