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Stars and Bars (1988)

A British art expert travels across America in order to purchase a rare Renoir painting in the South but comes across some crazy characters in the process.

Director:

Pat O'Connor

Writers:

William Boyd (novel), William Boyd (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Day-Lewis ... Henderson Dores (as Daniel Day Lewis)
Harry Dean Stanton ... Loomis Gage
Kent Broadhurst ... Ben Sereno
Maury Chaykin ... Freeborn Gage
Matthew Cowles ... Beckman Gage
Joan Cusack ... Irene Stein
Keith David ... Eugene Teagarden
Spalding Gray ... Reverend T.J. Cardew
Glenne Headly ... Cora Gage
Laurie Metcalf ... Melissa
Bill Moor Bill Moor ... Edgar Beeby
Deirdre O'Connell ... Shanda Gage
Will Patton ... Duane Gage
Martha Plimpton ... Bryant
Rockets Redglare Rockets Redglare ... Peter Gint
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Storyline

Young Englishman Henderson Dores (Daniel Day-Lewis), yearning to give up his genteel British ways and be a bold and brash American, gets his chance when his New York firm sends him south to acquire a Renoir painting from Loomis Gage (Harry Dean Stanton), the eccentric head of an unusual family.

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Englishman in New York See more »

Filming Locations:

Clarkesville, Georgia, USA See more »

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$111,987
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Great cast, bad script, worth watching for the in-jokes
6 September 2000 | by mapleleavesSee all my reviews

The cast includes Daniel Day Lewis and Joan Cusack, who one thinks could turn out stunning performances with the worst scripts. This isn't the case.

The main reason I actually wanted to watch this movie twice is because of the in-jokes that only Southerners, and Atlantans especially, would get.

In one scene at an Atlanta hotel, the Marriott Marquis was transformed into a parody of another major hotel which once had a "lake" in its lobby, and a long-standing restaurant with an overworked Civil War theme.

I highly recommend seeing this movie at least once if you lived in Atlanta in the 80's. It's also good, I would think, if you've had experience with stubborn patriarchs and traveling art buyers, but that's probably a smaller group.


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