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Tears in the Rain (1988)

When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that her daughter would give a letter to Lord Richard Bredon, living in the UK. When Casey arrives in London, Lord Bredon denies ever ... See full summary »

Director:

Don Sharp

Writers:

Freda Kelsall (by), Pamela Wallace (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sharon Stone ... Casey Cantrell
Christopher Cazenove ... Michael Bredon
Leigh Lawson ... Hamdan al Dubai
Paul Daneman Paul Daneman ... Lord Richard Bredon
Maurice Denham ... Fordingbridge
Anna Massey ... Lady Emily
Rachael Dowling Rachael Dowling ... Young Emily
Harry Burton Harry Burton ... Young Richard
Colette Stevenson Colette Stevenson ... Jesse Cantrell
Stephanie Cole ... Billie Cooper
Janet Lees-Price Janet Lees-Price ... Receptionist
Donald Gee Donald Gee ... Policeman
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When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that her daughter would give a letter to Lord Richard Bredon, living in the UK. When Casey arrives in London, Lord Bredon denies ever having known her mother. Casey meets Lord Bredon's son Michael and both fall in love. When Lord Bredon realizes this new relationship he gets really angry, assuming Casey wants to blackmail his family somehow, and begins to investigate her background. The plot heightens dramatically when it appears that an event from the past might part the lovers. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Safe in My Arms Again
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Performed by Colette Stevenson
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story of lasting love
1 October 2005 | by wedraughonSee all my reviews

Those with a cynical view or experience of love need not bother with this movie. Those who have dreamed that love could be deep and lasting will enjoy this movie but find it unrealistic. Those who have experienced this type of love will be gratified watching this movie and will find such a love very well and accurately depicted.

It is sad that the Shakespearean actor Paul Daneman, who gave such a nuanced and convincing portrayal of the middle age man whose love never ends, has recently died. His performance gave this movie its seriousness and credibility. Sharon Stone gave the performance of her life in this early film. This role provided a range of emotions and situations and she portrayed every one of them movingly and accurately. Her vivacious and multifaceted character is one every man will fall in love with.

It is unfortunate for move lovers that this film was so poorly and so briefly promoted that millions who would have loved it will never see it. (A newly produced DVD will be available on Feb. 28, 2006.)


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harlequin Romance Movie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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