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The Only Thrill (1997)

R | | Drama, Romance | 1997 (USA)
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
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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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Features An Unmarried Woman (1978) See more »

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Toooo slooowww
7 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Diane Keaton plays herself, hitch script where she speaks the same way she does in movies over most recent years, except not funny! The story shows a love that can't get going - one can feel why. No sparks even when they are seemingly clicking along. Set in a time when an unusual relationship coiled flourish, these two bore each other and the viewer. Diane Lane looks beautiful, but is equally unable to get going. Disappointing flick with terrific actors wasting their time and mine! No wonder film never took off - the story doesn't. I love Sam Shepard but he too asks little of himself here, no fire until the very end, but he'd already lost me!


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