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The Only Thrill (1997)

 -  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
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Charlie (as Robert S. Lott)
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Ruth
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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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"you learn, if you're lucky, that love isn't something you save for a rainy day."
5 June 2001 | by (Alexandria, VA) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie about three times. I think many people will see themselves, at least at some point in their life, as one of these characters. It may seem slow for those who want action.. but this is one of those movies that makes you think.. and hopefully teaches that if we don't communicate what we want, how can we expect to be understood? You have to make life work.


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