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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Adrienne Shelly
Robert Burke
Christopher Cooke
Gary Sauer
David Healy
Julia Mcneal
Directors
Hal Hartley
Screenwriters
Hal Hartley
Running Time
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Plot
Recently released con Josh Hutton, who served time for murder, returns to his hometown and falls for local beauty Audry. But the town, especially Audry’s father, are wary of Josh, unsure of the extent of Josh’s crimes.


Verdict
Accurately described as a romantic comedy, it's brimful of often deadpan jokes in its affectionate and zany look at smalltown lifestyles and prejudices.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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