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Inventing the Abbotts (1997)

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Joaquin Phoenix Joaquin Phoenix
Doug Holt
Billy Crudup Billy Crudup
Jacey Holt
Will Patton Will Patton
Lloyd Abbott
Kathy Baker Kathy Baker
Helen Holt
Jennifer Connelly Jennifer Connelly
Eleanor Abbott
Liv Tyler Liv Tyler
Pamela Abbott
Joanna Going Joanna Going
Alice Abbott


Written by
Sue Miller Sue Miller
(story)
Ken Hixon Ken Hixon
(screenplay)


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An average movie

9 years, 7 months ago at Apr 5 14:11
To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect from this flick but since there was a vey nice cast, I still wanted to check it out. Basically, it was a decent story but, like I said before, the main attraction was the cast (Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Liv Tyler, Jennifer Connelly). Back then, they were all very young, their stars were rising and it was pretty neat to see them together, plus, they... read more
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Description: Joaquin Phoenix, Liv Tyler, Jennifer Connelly, Barbara Williams, Joanna Going, Billy Crudup - Dir:Pat O'Connor Forbidden love and impossible dreams intertwine when the handsome working-class Holt brothers are drawn to the beautiful and wealthy Abbott sisters. Sparks fly, passion flares, and family loyalties are suddenly torn and tested against a small town backdrop of social boundaries and dark secrets. "Inventing the Abbotts" re-invents the trials and triumphs of coming of age in a time of innocence that was anything but. In the placid, potboiler-perfect 1950s hamlet of Haley, Illinois, life revolves around the wealt ... (more)
Release date: 4 April 1997
UPC: 024543012153
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