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The Only Thrill (1997)

R | | Drama , Romance | 1997 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

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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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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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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Stereo

Color:

Color
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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 »

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References Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »

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Charming love chronicle
9 August 1999 | by MarioBSee all my reviews

This is a cute movie about a simple love story gone bad, when the man can't say I love you. For me, this kind of movie had the true spirit of American cinema. Not those stupid million dollars budget, special effects blockbusters with stars, violence, and no plot. The warm simplicity of this film shows me that USA can still do good movies without being stupid. Aging Diane Keaton is still charming and should be considered one of the best American actress of all time. I hope she will be with us for a long time.


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