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Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

PG | | Comedy | May 1990 (USA)
A kindly but thieving shopaholic tries to turn her mistakes around, but does so by becoming a skilled computer hacker, something that could only get her into more trouble despite her goal to impress her beloved family.

Director:

Percy Adlon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marianne Sägebrecht ... Rosalie Greenspace
Brad Davis ... Ray 'Liebling' Greenspace
Judge Reinhold ... The Priest
Erika Blumberger Erika Blumberger ... Rosalie's Mother
Willy Harlander Willy Harlander ... Rosalie's Father
John Hawkes ... Schnucki Greenspace
Patricia Zehentmayr ... Barbara Greenspace
Courtney Kraus Courtney Kraus ... April
Alex Winter ... Schatzi Greenspace
Lisa Fitzhugh Lisa Fitzhugh ... Greenspace Twin
Lori Fitzhugh Lori Fitzhugh ... Greenspace Twin
David Denney David Denney ... Kindi Greenspace
Dina Chandel Dina Chandel ... Herzi Greenspace
Ed Geldart Ed Geldart ... Burt
John William Galt John William Galt ... Bank President
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Storyline

Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents for others. It's looking pretty bleak until her daughter pushes her into buying a 'guilt gift' of a PC, complete with modem. Master shopper becomes master hacker, and Rosalie is back on top. Written by BA Jacobson <pcfe2151@cybercom.net>

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Taglines:

When You're $100,000 In Debt, It's Your Problem. When You're $1,000,000 In Debt... It's The Bank's.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA | West Germany

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rosalie va de compras See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$574,080
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The part of Ray was originally intended for Fred Ward. When Ward wasn't available, Percy Adlon cast Brad Davis. This was one of Davis' last films, as he succumbed to AIDS in 1991. See more »

Connections

Follows Bagdad Cafe (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

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Performed by Brüder Kehm
Copyright 1976/1984 by H. Rehm Produktion
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Phenomenal
14 March 2006 | by gilinfijiSee all my reviews

A buddy of mine watched this for the first time (it was my second or third) and he captured it perfectly: "It's like 'the Addams Family' in Arkansas, without the creepiness." He was right. If you like movies with small casts, that are quirky, feature great cinematography and use subtle humor to open a window to an interesting little corner of the world, this film is for you. Percy Adlon also works this magic with "Bagdad Cafe" and "Salmonberries." The only disappointment was singer Jim Lauderdale not releasing the equally endearing country/reggae fusion end credits song, "Flyin' Back to Rosalie," an absolute gem. I liked this movie so much, I actually went out of my way while driving across Arkansas to visit the town of Stuttgart, see the Riceland Mill and see the museum, all places where the film was shot.


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