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Scorchers (1991)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 21 July 1991 (UK)
Bayou La Teche, Louisiana sizzles as the Cajun town celebrates the wedding of Splendid and Dolan. The trouble comes off the yun the wedding night when Splendid is determined to maintain her... See full summary »

Director:

David Beaird

Writer:

David Beaird
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Faye Dunaway ... Thais
Denholm Elliott ... Howler
James Earl Jones ... Bear
Emily Lloyd ... Splendid
Jennifer Tilly ... Talbot
James Wilder ... Dolan
Anthony Geary ... Preacher
Leland Crooke ... Jumper
Luke Perry ... Ray Ray
Kevin Michael Brown ... Sugar Cat
Michael Covert Michael Covert ... Pie Boy
Saxon Trainor ... Renee
Steve LeFleur Steve LeFleur ... Band Member #1
Jonno Frishberg Jonno Frishberg ... Band Member #2
Joe Fontenot Joe Fontenot ... Band Member #3
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Storyline

Bayou La Teche, Louisiana sizzles as the Cajun town celebrates the wedding of Splendid and Dolan. The trouble comes off the yun the wedding night when Splendid is determined to maintain her innocence. On the other side of town Splendids' cousin has her own problems. Her man has been sleeping with Thais, the town hooker. She heads to the Tiger Cafe with gun in hand to get back her man. Written by Les MacDonald at <mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca>

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 1991 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A letto in tre See more »

Filming Locations:

Abbeville, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Heather Graham auditioned for a role in the film but was fired during filming. See more »

Quotes

Splendid: [On consummation night, talking about her virginity] I can't just stay shut up like an oyster for 20 years and then just jump on top of the bed and spread my legs like a toll bridge.
Jumper: Don't talk that way.
Splendid: I'm not a garage door!
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Alternate Versions

DVD from Trinity Home Entertainment restores an opening monologue by Leland Crooke that was previously missing from the VHS release. See more »

Soundtracks

Les Flammes D'Enfer
Traditional
Performed by Mamou
Master provided by Jungle Productions/Austin, Tx.
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Basically a play put on film -
2 March 2005 | by jrome-4See all my reviews

and once you've accepted that then you are fine. Acting as a curtain between scenes are cuts to a camera zooming over a bayou. That said, this is one of my favourite films.

Erotic though it is not. The main topic of the film may be sex but this is more of a psychological exploration than a bit of light porn. If you have rented this film for a night of risqué entertainment then I can see why you might be bored but this would be a problem of marketing more than anything else.

The acting is excellent - especially the scenes between Dunaway, Elliot (it was one of his last films), Jones and Tilly. The music is great as well.

Of course my family crawled from the bayous themselves so that would explain some of my affection for the film but I still highly recommend that everyone see this at least once just for the scene in the local bar which is brilliant. No explosions or special effects but just some really well crafted dialogue being delivered by some very good actors.


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