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Widows' Peak (1994)

PG | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 13 May 1994 (USA)
Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Miss Katherine O'Hare / Clancy
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Mrs. Doyle-Counihan
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Godfrey Doyle-Counihan
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Con Clancy, Kilshannon Dentist
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Miss Grubb, Doyle-Counihan's Maid / Driver
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Canon Murtagh
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Maddie O'Hara, Broome's Maid
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Gaffney, Lawyer
Michael James Ford ...
Lieutenant Rokesby
Garrett Keogh ...
Grogan, Realtor
Britta Smith ...
Mrs. Colgan
Sheila Flitton ...
Mrs. Mulrooney
Marie Conmee ...
Mrs. Lawless
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Mrs. Purdieu
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Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents are all curious about their new neighbor, but no one can seem to get much information about her, including queen bee Mrs. DC, whose son is busy wooing Edwina. Miss O'Hare and Edwina have an immediate dislike for each other, however, and soon some accidental encounters begin to look like Edwina is trying to ruin her new rival. The problems escalate and the town is in an uproar, but they get no closer to solving the mystery of the newcomer. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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At Widows Peak a newcomer will always be the talk of the town . . . but this one left them speechless! See more »


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Rated PG for mild language and theme | See all certifications »

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13 May 1994 (USA)  »

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A Colina das Viúvas  »

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$6,243,722 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Actors Adrian Dunbar and Jim Broadbent both received 'also starring' credits. See more »

Goofs

When the flat tire is being changed the headlight cover is one moment highly reflective, then very dull and non reflective. See more »

Quotes

Godfrey Doyle-Counihan: Well, it's all right rowing ashore, but rowing back to the cruiser isn't.
Mrs. Edwina Broome: Do you mean because of the currents on the lake?
Godfrey Doyle-Counihan: No, I mean because of the pubs on the land.
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Crazy Credits

One line in the end credits reads: "This film is dedicated to the memory of Sophie Irvin". See more »

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References The Big Parade (1925) See more »

Soundtracks

The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi
Music by F. Dudleigh Vernor
Lyrics by Byron D. Stokes
Performed by Chris Bramwell
Published by Melrose Music Corp./EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
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A delightfully humorous "mystery"
25 March 1999 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

A truly lovely look at Irish humor and it's not so subtle jabs at the Brits. But there's more. How these characters weave a tale is fascinating and the plot thickens, as they say, with a marvelous twist that caught me totally off guard. Wonderful performances by all especially Joan Plowright who kept me laughing whenever she was on screen. It was nice to see Mia Farrow successfully widening her range, and Natasha Richardson wafted through the film with an aire of mystery about her -as did Farrow- commanding out attention throughout.


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