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Big Eden (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 18 April 2000 (USA)
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Big Eden is a small, fictional northwestern Montana town.

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Thomas Bezucha

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Thomas Bezucha
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Arye Gross ... Henry Hart
Eric Schweig ... Pike Dexter
Tim DeKay ... Dean Stewart
Louise Fletcher ... Grace Cornwell
George Coe ... Sam Hart
Nan Martin ... Widow Thayer
O'Neal Compton ... Jim Soams
Corinne Bohrer ... Anna Rudolph
Veanne Cox ... Mary Margaret Bishop
Douglas Sebern ... John Cornwell
Parker Livingston Parker Livingston ... Andrew Stewart
Cody Wayne Cody Wayne ... Ben Stewart
Josie Adams ... Becky Rudolph
Mark Twogood Mark Twogood ... Lloyd
Christopher Kendra Christopher Kendra ... Bird
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Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood to care for the ailing grandfather who raised him. Back in Big Eden, Henry must come to terms with his relationship to Dean Stewart, his best friend from high School, as well as the object of his unrequited love. All these years Henry has been pining for a dream image of Dean from back then. This is also the story of Pike Dexter, the shy, unassuming Native American owner of the town's general store, who is as surprised as anyone to find himself falling in love with Henry. The people of Big Eden conspire and attempt to bring Henry and Pike together. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

A Small Miracle

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic material | See all certifications »
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Quotes

Jim Soams: There's so few nice surprises in life. Seems to me that it'd be kind of a shame to squander one of them, don't ya think?
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Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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Welcome to My World
Written by Ray Winkler and John Hathcock
Performed by Jim Reeves
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label Nashville
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Oh, if the world was truly that accepting!
27 July 2004 | by mking1950See all my reviews

What a marvelous movie! A gay romantic comedy. Going home to find out your secret life isn't really much of a secret, and knowing that some people actually want to help you find what you thought you would never have.

I have watched it twice on the movie channel now, and I love it. It is hard for me to imagine life actually being like that in a remote place. I am not gay, but this movie reinforced for me, that gays are looking for the right love just like straights. OK, so I'm a romantic. I can only hope that this was really someone's experience.

Hopefully we will see more of this kind of thing, until it is no more unusual. Yea!!!!


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

West Glacier, Montana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,762, 3 June 2001

Gross USA:

$512,451

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$512,451
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Chaiken Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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