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The Only Thrill (1997)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  1997 (USA)
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Reece McHenry is a used-clothing store owner and Carol Fitzsimmons is a seamstress working in that store. The film follows the story of their relationships from 1960s till present time (as ... See full summary »

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Carol Fitzsimmons
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Reece McHenry
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Katherine Fitzsimmons
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Colonel Tom Ryan McHenry
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Eddie
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Joleen Quillet
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Lola Jennings
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Louis Quillet
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Mike
Richard Nance ...
Poker Player #1
Fred Ellis ...
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Charlie (as Robert S. Lott)
B.A. Woods ...
Ruth
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Daughter (as Jessica Wilson)
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Reece McHenry is a used-clothing store owner and Carol Fitzsimmons is a seamstress working in that store. The film follows the story of their relationships from 1960s till present time (as well as the story of relationships between Reece's son Tom and Carol's daughter Katherine). Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes your only chance for love comes once.

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Tennessee Valley  »

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The original title was "Tennessee Valley", but a film crew could not be found in the desired area in Tennessee. Production was moved to Austin, Texas, and the project was renamed. See more »

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References Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »

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A movie which deserved more attention and viewers!

This little-seen obviously-based-on-a-play movie deserves to be seen. Diane Keaton is, as always, great. Her relationship with Sam Shepard rings true, and the reflecting relationship of their kids doesn't make you say Come On... You should see this movie because of its wonderful scenes and beautiful lines. It's a quite, what they call small film, and I guess that's why it didn't succeed. Do yourself a favor and spend 100 minutes with the Fritzsimmons and the McHenrys.


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