Rachel River (1987)

Rachel River





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Rachel River is a small town in Minnesota. When local "looney tune" Aileen Cole dies, the town comes to the slow realization that the reclusive Cole has in fact touched the lives of virtually every citizen--and nearly always in a positive manner. That realization is so slow because, immediately after Cole's demise, everyone is more concerned with scrambling to recover a buried treasure rumored to be on the old woman's property. The very thin plotline is fleshed out by individual episodes … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Written By: Judith Guest
On DVD: May 7, 1992
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as Mary Graving

as Harriet White

as Marlyn Huutula

as Jack Canon

as Beske

as Duane
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Well acted by Pamela Reed, the film offers a vivid, comic and touching view of ordinary life in rural Minnesota.

Full Review… | October 31, 2006

A magical movie about the emotional education of adults in a small Minnesota town.

Full Review… | July 10, 2003
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