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Cold Sassy Tree (1989)

An independent woman from the North causes a scandal when she decides to wed a local general store owner just three weeks after he has been widowed.

Director:

Joan Tewkesbury

Writers:

Olive Ann Burns (book), Karen Croner (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Faye Dunaway ... Love Simpson Blakeslee
Richard Widmark ... Enoch Rucker Blakeslee
Frances Fisher ... Loma Williams (as Francis Fisher)
Lee Garlington ... Mary Willis
John M. Jackson ... Hoyt (as John Jackson)
Jay O. Sanders ... Clayton McAllister
Jo Harvey Allen ... Effie Belle Tate
Ken Strong Ken Strong ... Camp
Samantha Mathis ... Lightfoot McClendon
Neil Patrick Harris ... Will Tweedy
Dan Biggers Dan Biggers ... Minister
Jerry Campbell Jerry Campbell ... Luther
Mary Doster Mary Doster ... Mrs. Means
Sherry Foster Sherry Foster ... Alice Ann
Saundra Dunson-Franks Saundra Dunson-Franks ... Queenie (as Saundra Franks)
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Handsome May-December romantic drama set in a sleepy Southern town at the turn of the century. An independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed the local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Enigmas da Vida See more »

Filming Locations:

Concord, Georgia, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

TNT See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A TV movie for the TNT network. See more »

Soundtracks

Dinky Doo! - A Raggedy Rag
Composed by Ian Whitcomb
Performed by Ian Whitcomb and His Dance Band
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Definitely read the book, then see the movie if you need to...
7 December 2005 | by jarlib1See all my reviews

I haven't seen the movie yet, but my staff book group at the library I work at just discussed the book, which we all loved. All of the characterization was great in the book, which also had much information to explain the relationships, "Cold Sassy Tree", etc. Obviously the first reviewer did not read the book, or they would have understood the name. Another book we read & loved was: My Antonia. This movie also stars a young Neil Patrick Harris. I haven't seen it yet, but will. I want to see the movie, just to see it brought to life, even though badly, from what I've read. Oh well, many times the book is better. I can't wait to see how The Da Vinci Code turns out!! Julie A. Roberts


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