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Bonneville (2006)

Three women take a road trip to Santa Barbara in order to deliver the ashes of one of their dead husbands to his resentful daughter.

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Arlo Brimm
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The distressed emotions that Arvilla Holden are feeling upon the death of her husband Joe Holden are compounded by dealing with Joe's adult daughter, Francine Packer. Joe and Arvilla were lovingly married for twenty years, and although they lived in Pocatello, Idaho - Arvilla's home town - they traveled the world on one adventure after another. Joe was from Santa Barbara, California, where Francine and the extended Holden family still live. Arvilla is certain that Joe wrote a new will after they got married, but since that will is nowhere to be found, the official will is the one that Francine has in her possession, which outlines certain things that Arvilla knows Joe would not now have wanted. That will states that Joe's embalmed body is to be interned with Francine's mother in Santa Barbara, despite Joe already having been cremated. Arvilla knows that Joe would have wanted his ashes scattered into the wind. The will also deeds the house in which Arvilla and Joe lived their entire ... Written by Huggo

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will | ashes | time | road trip | lake | See All (102) »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG for some mild language and innuendo | See all certifications »
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29 February 2008 (Canada)  »

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Por siempre amigas  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$174,571 (USA) (29 February 2008)

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$488,393 (USA) (11 April 2008)
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Rose Ranger was commissioned to write and performed the song "Soul Sisters" for Bonneville's premiere screening at The Toronto International Film Festival. See more »

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During the filling station scene, as Joan Allen walks towards the car the shadow of the boom mic runs across her face. See more »

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Arlo: [talking about the car they take on the trip] This thing doesn't even have air bags.
Arvilla: Sure it does. Three of them.
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Cha Cha
Written by Jeeve (as Jean Yves Ducornet pka Jeeve), Jose Oscar Mejias oka Chelo, Nir Seroussi
Performed by Chelo
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment Norte
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Great light hearted enjoyable film
10 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bonneville is a movie that is more like what Hollywood used to make for films. A movie with a real believable story and not all a bunch of digitized magic. Finally a movie where the actors can act like real people we can all relate to in our own lives.

Lange,Bates and Allan did a wonderful job of portraying three Mormon friends rebelling against her step daughters wishes to fulfill her late husbands desires. A wonderful film with feeling and happiness. Should be more like this..

Christopher Rowley did a wonderful job of directing this cast in a heart felt film. Drop of Water productions should go along way in the future.


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