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A Cooler Climate

A Cooler Climate (1999)

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Release Date: Aug 22, 1999 Wide

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Susan Seidelman directs this critically acclaimed made-for-cable TV movie based on the novel by Zena Collier. A nasty divorce leaves one-time housewife Iris Prue (Sally Field) in unstable financial circumstances, forcing her to accept a demeaning job as live-in housekeeper to the family of imperious, snooty Paula Tanner (Judy Davis). Slowly rebuilding her life in the small Maine town where she's employed by the Tanners, Iris makes new friends and even strikes up a romance with an artist named

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Marsha Norman

Dec 19, 2000

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Presents a fascinating look at how difficult it is for middle-agers to start their lives over from scratch.

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Judy bitches the hell out of Sally, she gives it right back. A wonderful opportunity to see two great actresses bring out the best in each other in a story of how two people who seem to have little in common can be each other's salvation.
October 30, 2008
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A very good pairing of strong actress such as Sally Field and Judy Davis make: A Cooler Climate such a good movie. Fields plays a divorced housewive whom moves into a cold wealhier woman's (Davis) home. They have to deal with very opposite personalities and play off one another very well.
September 13, 2008
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