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The Long Hot Summer (1985)

A loner arrives in a small town only to be condemned for the sins of his father.

Director:

Stuart Cooper

Writers:

William Faulkner (stories), Rita Mae Brown | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Johnson ... Ben Quick
Jason Robards ... Will Varner
Judith Ivey ... Noel Varner
Cybill Shepherd ... Eula Varner
Ava Gardner ... Minnie Littlejohn
William Russ ... Jody Varner
Wings Hauser ... Wilson Mahood
Alexandra Johnson Alexandra Johnson ... Agnes Stewart
Stephen Davies ... Alan Stewart
Charlotte Stanton Charlotte Stanton ... Mrs. Stewart
Albert Hall ... Armistead Howlett
William Forsythe ... Isaac
James Gammon ... Billy Quick
Rance Howard ... Wilk
Bill Thurman ... Houstin
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A loner arrives in a small town only to be condemned for the sins of his father.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brennende Sommer See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Don Johnson called the solution they sprayed on him combat sex sweat. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Long, Hot Summer (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

One More Roll of the Dice
Music and Lyrics by Steve Moos
Orchestration by Charles Bernstein
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Simply a Gorgeous Jewel! ;-)
21 October 2003 | by Lisette-ReusSee all my reviews

First its a very sexy & charming remake of The Long Hot Summer'85. I was pleasant surprised! The movie is a typical Long Hot Summer'80 remake. Don Johnson and Jason Robards luckily carry the whole movie as thé main characters. Playing each other. DJ has a way with consuming & working the camera like Paul N. using every aspect... Its wonderful to see him strong, slick, humorous and vulnerable at the same time. ;-) Only the story could have more depth and maybe a bit longer. So they could have worked out the caracters more. OH well (even) for (not) DJ fans i garantee ITS A SIGHT FOR YOUR EYES!

Perfect for a Long Hot Summer evening girls. As for the guys...don't get too serious about The Long Hot Summer. Its an enjoyable piece, you should watch with your girl...


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