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Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

PG | | Comedy | May 1990 (USA)
A kindly but thieving shopaholic tries to turn her mistakes around, but does so by becoming a skilled computer hacker, something that could only get her into more trouble despite her goal to impress her beloved family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Erika Blumberger ...
Rosalie's Mother
Willy Harlander ...
Rosalie's Father
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Schnucki Greenspace
Patricia Zehentmayr ...
Barbara Greenspace
Courtney Kraus ...
April
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Schatzi Greenspace
Lisa Fitzhugh ...
Greenspace Twin
Lori Fitzhugh ...
Greenspace Twin
David Denney ...
Kindi Greenspace
Dina Chandel ...
Herzi Greenspace
Ed Geldart ...
Burt
John William Galt ...
Bank President
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Storyline

Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents for others. It's looking pretty bleak until her daughter pushes her into buying a 'guilt gift' of a PC, complete with modem. Master shopper becomes master hacker, and Rosalie is back on top. Written by BA Jacobson <pcfe2151@cybercom.net>

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When You're $100,000 In Debt, It's Your Problem. When You're $1,000,000 In Debt... It's The Bank's.

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Release Date:

May 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rosalie Vai às Compras  »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$574,080
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Brad Davis was less than 10 years older than John Hawkes, who played his oldest son. Marianne Sägebrecht, who played Hawkes' mother, is only 14 years older than Hawkes. See more »


Soundtracks

Back to Rosalie
Written by Bob Telson
Performed by Jim Lauderdale courtesy of Epic Records
Copyright 1989 by Boodle Music
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Phenomenal
14 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

A buddy of mine watched this for the first time (it was my second or third) and he captured it perfectly: "It's like 'the Addams Family' in Arkansas, without the creepiness." He was right. If you like movies with small casts, that are quirky, feature great cinematography and use subtle humor to open a window to an interesting little corner of the world, this film is for you. Percy Adlon also works this magic with "Bagdad Cafe" and "Salmonberries." The only disappointment was singer Jim Lauderdale not releasing the equally endearing country/reggae fusion end credits song, "Flyin' Back to Rosalie," an absolute gem. I liked this movie so much, I actually went out of my way while driving across Arkansas to visit the town of Stuttgart, see the Riceland Mill and see the museum, all places where the film was shot.


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