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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Nick Nolte
Barbara Streisand
Blythe Danner
Kate Nelligan
Directors
Barbara Streisand
Screenwriters
Pat Conroy
Becky Johnston
Running Time
131 minutes

The Prince Of Tides
Streisand directs and stars in this deep south melodrama.


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Plot
A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process


Verdict
Graced with fine performances and commendably biting off more than it can ever hope to chew, The Prince Of Tides is a rare slice of romantic moviemaking for all those grown-ups feeling ignored since Kramer Vs. Kramer last rattled their value systems. Best to take along your mother, a large box of hankies, and a hefty dose of salt.


Reviewed by Barry McIlhenney

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