Indian Summer (1993)
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Average Rating: 4.4/10
Critic Reviews: 5
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Mike Binder wrote and directed this reunion story in The Big Chill vein about of group of ex-campers, now in their twenties, who return to their old summer camp to get together again. Alan Arkin plays Uncle Lou, the old camp counselor and resident sage at Canadian summer camp Tamakwa. Leading a group of contemporary youngsters wearing Walkmans on their heads to glory in the beauty of a majestic moose in the Canadian Northwoods, he realizes that the children of today are not the way children were
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Mike Binder places his well-acted comedy in the familiar turf of other "reunion" films (Return of Secaucus Seven, Big Chill), adding one element to the genre: Instead of indoor weekend, the regrouping is set in a beloved camp of the 1972 summer
If you like to go to weddings of humdrum people you don't know, you won't want to miss Indian Summer.
This is a story more interested in tone and mood than in big plot points.
A truly enjoyable movie, with a truly wonderful ensemble
...with this group of actors (including Sam Raimi, of all people, as a clumsy handyman) it's hard to ever really get bored.
Big Chill-ish camp reunion movie with some lovely performances.
Indian Summer is a feel-good comedy about eight friends who are reunited with each other at a camp.
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- Brad Berman: The shrek king prevails.
- Uncle Lou: I don't get the kids today... with the boom boxes and the headphones.
- Jennifer Morton: I want to be a kid again. I was good at being a kid.
- Uncle Lou: Everybody's got their own interests. That's the beauty of camp.
- Uncle Lou: The only reason you liked this camp so much was because the rest of your lives were so boring.
- Stick Coder: I used some pretty heavy masking tape and lots of it, but it was no match for Ida Heikin.
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