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Valerie Flake (1999)

 -  Drama  -  22 January 1999 (USA)
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A boozing, recently widowed young woman gives every one she comes into contact with a hard time. Initially, the viewer is led to believe that her attitude is because of the death of her husband in a motorcycle accident. However, it grows clearer as the film progresses that she just generally has a bitchy attitude about life. She moves back home with her in-laws, where she is pursued by a nice young grocer. However, his mother recognizes her as a heart breaker and warns him away and battles with her. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Great character study
5 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What I found intriguing about this study is how close Valerie's attitude is to mine. Simplifying her life, she finds out how complicated she is. Letting go of the past is by far one of the most difficult, yet necessary experiences in life. By coming into contact with this jaded, poignantly honest woman has a profound (yet, subtle to the eye) affect on those she meets. I highly recommend this movie to those people who are asking some questions about life. I found it funny, bittersweet and incredibly honest. All performances were perfect. I especially liked the father in-law. Great writer and music. Thanks, Valerie Flake. See you around. WHY IS MY REVIEW NOT ON THE TOP, AS THE MOST RECENT?


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