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Wrestling with Alligators (1998)

Not Rated | | Drama | 18 January 1998 (USA)
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The story is set in 1959, Maddy is a teen-ager who has her first romance with carnival worker Will. Meanwhile her roommate, widow Claire is pregnant by garage owner Rick, whom she doesn't ... See full summary »

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Laurie Weltz
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joely Richardson ... Claire
Claire Bloom ... Lulu Fraker
Adrienne Shelly ... Mary
Aleksa Palladino ... Maddy Hawkins
Nicole Bradin Nicole Bradin ... Susan Wright
Jay O. Sanders ... Rick
Angelica Page ... Ruby (as Angelica Torn)
Schuyler Grant Schuyler Grant ... Delores
Gail Neil Gail Neil ... Mabel
Sam Trammell ... Will
Linda Cook Linda Cook ... Agnes
Margot Wood Margot Wood ... Rita
Tom Guiry ... Pete (as Thomas Guiry)
Dann Fink ... Tow Truck Man Bob
Sloane Shelton ... Doris
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The story is set in 1959, Maddy is a teen-ager who has her first romance with carnival worker Will. Meanwhile her roommate, widow Claire is pregnant by garage owner Rick, whom she doesn't love. Written by Anonymous

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At the end of an era, her life was just beginning.

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Drama

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Not Rated
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When You Get Back From Heaven
Written by Andrew Hollander and William Garrett
Performed by Scarlett Lee Moore
Produced by William Garrett
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I liked this movie
23 July 2002 | by tumaylinSee all my reviews

There seem to be very few films with compelling teenage heroines, but this is one of them. Admittedly, some of the themes are cliched and the storyline is pretty predictable. However, I think it's worth watching if you like seeing strong female characters.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Portman Productions See more »
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Dolby

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Color
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