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Claire of the Moon (1992)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 21 October 1993 (Australia)
Female authors gather at a small northern coastal retreat to work on their writing skills. A first-time guest who lives for the moment finds herself struggling with her sexuality after ... See full summary »

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Nicole Conn

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Nicole Conn
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Trisha Todd Trisha Todd ... Claire Jabrowski
Karen Trumbo Karen Trumbo ... Dr. Noel Benedict
Faith McDevitt Faith McDevitt ... Maggie
Craig Damen Craig Damen ... Brian (as Damon Craig)
Caren Graham Caren Graham ... Tara
Sheila Dickenson Sheila Dickenson ... B.J. (as Sheila Dickinson)
Patricia Blem Patricia Blem ... Arrow
Melissa Mitchell Melissa Mitchell ... Adriennce
Gathering Marbet Gathering Marbet ... Amy
Sherilyn Lawson ... Lynn
Doug Rouhier Doug Rouhier ... Mr. 501
Misti Cooper Misti Cooper ... Noel's Fantasy Woman
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Storyline

Female authors gather at a small northern coastal retreat to work on their writing skills. A first-time guest who lives for the moment finds herself struggling with her sexuality after discovering her roommate is a lesbian. Written by CCoggins <ccoggins@onmacon.com>

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One woman's journey into her sexual identity.

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1993 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Um Novo Capítulo Para o Amor See more »

Filming Locations:

Coast, Oregon, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$799,674
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Demi-Monde Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Crazy Credits

After the final credits you see Claire and Noel walking down the beach. See more »

Connections

Referenced in It's in the Water (1997) See more »

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reality isn't always pretty
3 July 2009 | by westpenn49See all my reviews

Yes, the women in this movie are talky, but hey, they are writers and words are their medium. Given also that they are mostly graduates of the 70's and 80's the sexual politics/gender clashing thing makes sense.

Someone in this list of comments says that Todd and Trumbo are wooden. Compared to what? Yes, Trumbo's character is reserved, but we see her relaxing as her clothing relaxes -the long coat gives way to sweater.

There is a scene early in that shows the problems associated with low budget- Claire goes to the motel and is greeted by someone. The greeting came off like a question "Hello?" instead of "hello". But by that time I was in awe of Ms. Todd's presence driving the car, sitting on the rocks. I rather thought that the camera was in love with her, following her every movement. And as for wooden, I would say she was fluid and graceful conveying a character in conflict without histrionics. Different strokes.

A good budget, some retakes and tweaking the dialogue all could help, but for a movie that seemingly came out of nowhere it is rather remarkable.


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