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That Tender Touch focuses on the twisted break up of lesbian lovers Marsha and Terri who share a contented life together before dissatisfaction invades their Southern California wood-paneled apartment. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Sue Bernard ... Terry Manning
Bee Tompkins ... Marsha Prentis
Rick Cooper ... Ken Manning
Phae Dera ... Wendy Barrett

Dolly Read ... Dodie (as Margaret Read)

Victoria Hale ... Jane
Richard St. John ... Paul Barrett
Tanya Lemani ... Irene Barrett
Roger Heldfond ... Jim
Joe Castagna ... Joe

Directed by
Russel Vincent 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Russel Vincent 

Produced by
George Moskov .... associate producer
Russel Vincent .... producer
Original Music by
David Saxon 
Cinematography by
Robert Caramico 
Film Editing by
Maurice Wright 
Set Decoration by
Wilma Fiolek 
Makeup Department
Kathy Hill .... hair stylist
Ric Sagliani .... makeup artist (as Ric Sagiani)
Production Management
George Collaraffi .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herb Willis .... assistant director
Art Department
Ken Willis .... property master
Sound Department
Keith A. Wester .... sound recordist (as Keith Wester)
Camera and Electrical Department
Al B. Denney .... set electrician
Gene Houchin .... assistant photographer
Gary Kent .... grip (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Meryle Selinger .... wardrobe (as Merle Selinger)
Music Department
Carl Vitalle .... music editor
Eddie Warner .... conductor
Other crew
Berta Durham .... production secretary
Crew believed to be complete

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88 min | USA:79 min (DVD)
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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Nothing "mellow" about this lesbian melodrama, 10 October 2001
Author: Marshall Crist from Los Angeles, California

Bathos rules the day in this apparently sincere combination of mild sexploitation and message picture. The narrative is so insubstantial that I am loathe to reveal its few turns here--rather, I urge you to marvel at it for yourself! You may find yourself surprised to be caught up in this story of a woman-girl-man love triangle despite the turgid soap opera histrionics. I have seen two different splicey, pink-faded prints of this film, leading me to make the following plea: Restore THAT TENDER TOUCH now! I hope it's not already too late.

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