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The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)

PG | | Drama | 15 September 1995 (USA)
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The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck "oil man", Mr. Cox (Robert Duvall), finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Duvall ... Mr. Cox
Aidan Quinn ... Don Day
Frances Fisher ... Cora Day
Brian Dennehy ... Big Dave McDermot
Lexi Randall ... Beatric Day (eldest daughter)
Kaytlyn Knowles Kaytlyn Knowles ... Pauline Day
Francesca Eastwood ... Mary Day (as Francesca Ruth Eastwood)
Joe Stevens ... Big Dave's driver
Billy Bob Thornton ... Roy
Victor Wong ... Henry Nakai
Paul Lazar ... Seymour
Spencer Garrett ... Delbert Tims
Park Overall ... Shirl (waitress)
Zach Grenier ... Larry Ligstow (owner of Greek restaurant)
Wayne Dehart Wayne Dehart ... Robert
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Storyline

The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck "oil man", Mr. Cox (Robert Duvall), finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself and local Don Day (Aidan Quinn) that there is oil on Day's land. The financially strapped Day puts everything into finding oil, but at what cost? Written by P. Wong <pwong@nt.net>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der wunderliche Mr. Cox See more »

Filming Locations:

Marfa, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,406, 17 September 1995

Gross USA:

$99,318

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$99,318
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

First screen appearance of Francesca Ruth Eastwood (Mary Day), the daughter of Frances Fisher (Cora Day) and Producer Clint Eastwood. See more »

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A calendar on the wall shows April with 31 days. See more »


Soundtracks

Vesti La Giubba
from "I Pagliacci"
Written by Ruggero Leoncavallo (as Ruggerio Leoncavallo)
Performed by Enrico Caruso
Courtesy of Everest Records
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a good movie that nobody saw
9 October 2004 | by donsnyder10See all my reviews

It was a disappointment that this picture was not in wide release. Warner's and Malpaso productions took great care in assuring that every detail was perfect 1935 style. "Henrietta" was made here in the Abilene area and I ran the dailies at my theatre for eight weeks. I was also on the set most of the time and thought it to be a major production. Clint Eastwood produced, Bruce Surtees was the director of photography and the great Henry Bumstead did the production design. One of our best actors, Robert Duvall was cast as Mr. Cox and Aidean Quinn and Francis Fisher played Don Day and his wife. How could a picture like this miss? It played at only a few theaters and was quickly picked up by all the cable TV people. This film is far better than most of the movies being released today and I hope more people get to see it.


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