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The Only Thrill (1997)

R | | Drama, Romance | 1997 (USA)
Diane Keaton, Sam Shepard and Diane Lane star in a film about the agony of longing and the redemption of love.

Director:

Peter Masterson

Writers:

Larry Ketron (play), Larry Ketron (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Diane Keaton ... Carol Fitzsimmons
Sam Shepard ... Reece McHenry
Diane Lane ... Katherine Fitzsimmons
Robert Patrick ... Colonel Tom Ryan McHenry
Tate Donovan ... Eddie
Sharon Lawrence ... Joleen Quillet
Stacey Travis ... Lola Jennings
Brad Leland ... Louis Quillet
Brandon Smith ... Mike
Richard Nance Richard Nance ... Poker Player #1
Fred Ellis Fred Ellis ... Poker Player #2
Robert Lott Robert Lott ... Charlie (as Robert S. Lott)
B.A. Woods B.A. Woods ... Ruth
Mona Lee Fultz ... Mother
Jessica Looney ... Daughter (as Jessica Wilson)
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Storyline

Reece McHenry is a used-clothing store owner and Carol Fitzsimmons is a seamstress working in that store. The film follows the story of their relationships from 1960s till present time (as well as the story of relationships between Reece's son Tom and Carol's daughter Katherine). Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Sometimes your only chance for love comes once.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The original title was "Tennessee Valley", but a film crew could not be found in the desired area in Tennessee. Production was moved to Austin, Texas, and the project was renamed. See more »

Connections

Features An Unmarried Woman (1978) See more »

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Nice charming love story with a lot of tears.
3 October 1999 | by hans-31See all my reviews

Don't save love for a rainy day is a true thing to say. In this film love has been saved and in the end the lives of two people have been wasted to bitter tears. A true mistake of these people. But they had a mission. They had to protect the lives of their children. A nice film which deserve more viewers.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tennessee Valley See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$52,436

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,436
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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