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A Weekend in the Country (1996)

TV Movie  |  R  |  Comedy, Romance  |  12 June 1996 (USA)
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At Kennedy Airport two frazzled New Yorkers are separately boarding a plane to Temecula, California. Comedian Bobby Stein, who's trailing his ex-lover and Sally Shelton, a very pregnant ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Sally Shelton
Bobby Stein
Simon Farrell
Susan Kaye
Ruth Oakley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arista Farrell
Joseph Fusco ...
Flight Attendant (as Joe Fusco)
J.J. Glenn ...
Restaurant Patron
Julie Hayden ...


At Kennedy Airport two frazzled New Yorkers are separately boarding a plane to Temecula, California. Comedian Bobby Stein, who's trailing his ex-lover and Sally Shelton, a very pregnant travel writer on her way to interview a renowned playboy and owner of a vast vineyard. Their paths all cross at Ruth's Inn where owner Ruth Oakley has taken naturalism to unnatural extremes. Budd Bailey and Susan and Michael Kaye join them at the Inn, where the guests discover that when you follow your heart it can lead to delight and unexpected places. Written by tonyman

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Conquistas & Confusões  »

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Very good movie
30 August 2005 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

I saw this film during a boring bus-journey and it was fantastic for me! (Not because of the boring journey, it really was a fantastic movie...) First I thought that it will be not so good, but the actors, the famous and unknown actors and actresses were great, I really loved Dudley and Jack, I'm so sad, that they don't live with us anymore... And the act of Jack at the end of the movie was so... I don't know any word for this, but it was unforgettable. Thanks for the actors, director and everybody for this movie! I really loved John Shea too, I know him from other movies (but I think, he could not break his leg within that balloon...), and the enter of Ernie Dingo was very good, I saw him some years ago in other series. Christine Lahti was so beautiful again in this movie, I like her because her Finnish ancestors too. I love the movies with happy end, and in this movie it was really happy end - for everybody. I think it is a romantic funny movie, if you see it, later you must not forget it.

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