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Mad at the Moon (1992)

A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

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Martin Donovan
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lori Ashton Lori Ashton ... Saloon Dancer
Hart Bochner ... Miller Brown
Pat Atkins Pat Atkins ... Mrs. Russell
Eleanor Baggett Eleanor Baggett ... Older Mrs. Miller
Daphne Zuniga ... Young Mrs. Miller
Richard Barlow ... Townsperson
Stephen Blake Stephen Blake ... James Miller
Sharon Chatten Sharon Chatten ... Townsperson
Stephen Cole Stephen Cole ... Priest
Raymond De Felitta ... Piano Player
Janice Dejon Janice Dejon ... Townsperson
Barbara Dow Barbara Dow ... Mrs. Hill's Friend
Fionnula Flanagan ... Mrs. Hill
Cameron Frankley Cameron Frankley ... Card Cheat
Reed Hollister Reed Hollister ... Townsperson
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A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

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When the moon rises, the howling begins.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Noites de Despertar See more »

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Hypnotic
11 March 2004 | by marcosaguadoSee all my reviews

The look of the film alone is worth the 90 minutes. The score is a masterpiece (where can I buy it?) Mary Stuart Masterson is a dream to behold. How is it possible I've never heard of this movie before? It's not for everybody, I agree. Slow paced, long silences, but the atmosphere is hypnotic. I bought the tape and sometimes I put it on, just to have it in the background. I can't pinpoint what it is, but there is something magic about this film. Unique. Like a western made by a child of Ingman Bergman. I don't want to spoil it for whoever sees it for the first time but there is a scene, a dinner in silence between the four leads just before the climax when a sudden wind storm comes to hurry the proceedings. It is wonderful!


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