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The Crude Oasis (1995)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, Thriller  |  7 July 1995 (USA)
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Lonely Kansas housewife Karen Webb despondent about her love life, her husband Jim Webb coldness and philandering, has a strong urge to change her future. Karen discovers the truth about ... See full summary »

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Aaron Shields ...
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Robert Peterson ...
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The Lover (as Mussef Sibay)
Lynn Bieler ...
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Roberta Eaton ...
Cheri
Anna Roedel ...
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Lonely Kansas housewife Karen Webb despondent about her love life, her husband Jim Webb coldness and philandering, has a strong urge to change her future. Karen discovers the truth about Jim and sets out to commit suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning in her garage, but her three dollar daily allowance for gasoline runs out before she expires. During one of her gas station refills, she spots a different type who catches her fancy in Harley Underwood and sets her sights on him. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Quirky, involving movie ...
22 March 2001 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 10/8/1999 - 6 out of 10(Dir-Alex Graves): Quirky, involving movie that follows the life of an unhappy married woman without a child.The director only hints at where the story is going which is most of the fun with following this movie.Slow moving at first but the uncertainty keeps you interested.


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