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Two Moon Junction (1988)

A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.

Director:

Zalman King

Writers:

Zalman King (story), Macgregor Douglas (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sherilyn Fenn ... April Delongpre
Richard Tyson ... Perry Tyson
Louise Fletcher ... Belle Delongpre
Burl Ives ... Sheriff Earl Hawkins
Kristy McNichol ... Patti Jean
Martin Hewitt ... Chad Douglas Fairchild
Juanita Moore ... Delilah
Don Galloway ... Senator Delongpre
Millie Perkins ... Mrs. Delongpre
Milla Jovovich ... Samantha Delongpre (as Milla)
Nicole Rosselle Nicole Rosselle ... Jody
Kerry Remsen ... Carolee
Hervé Villechaize ... Smiley (as Herve Villechaize)
Dabbs Greer ... Kyle
Chris Pedersen ... Speed (as Chris Pederson)
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Storyline

April has just graduated from an exclusive Southern college. She's just returned home to her family mansion to prepare for her semi-arranged marriage to "the right man", a man approved by April's father, a Senator. During a trip to the local fair, April meets Perry, the kind of man she always wanted but never knew. Her parents are aghast, as Perry is exactly the kind of man they don't want her associating with. April must reconcile the expectations of her family and her fiancée with the passion she feels for Perry. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The Crossroads of Destiny & Desire See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Two Moon Junction See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$558,908, 1 May 1988

Gross USA:

$1,547,397

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,547,397
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The final film of Hervé Villechaize. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, when April is in Perry's shower, we see her left hand without any jewelry. In a subsequent close-up of the same hand, there's an engagement ring and wedding band. See more »

Quotes

[while driving recklessly on the road at night]
Patti Jean: I swear to God, I can't stand them when they get drunk, and belive me I have learned that you do not want to mess with them when they get that way. You just gotta ride it out until it passes. Besides, if they ain't drunk, they're just dull as hell. I'm glad you came along, cause he was staring to drive me crazy. Hey, you got a cigarette? I left my pack back in my purse back there at the carnival.
April: I don't smoke.
Patti Jean: God, I wish I had your discipline. I ...
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Soundtracks

Man With A Gun
Performed by Jerry Harrison: Casual Gods
Courtesy of Phonogram Ltd. and Sire Records by Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Written by Jerry Harrison
Published by Construct Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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Nice softcore film.
21 July 2003 | by eddy-28See all my reviews

Zalman King's Two Moon Junction, probably isn't as good as his 9 1/2 Weeks, but the film does have quite a few love scenes that we wouldn't see in today's films. Sherilyn Fenn stars as April who doesn't seem to like her new fiance Chad (Martin Hewett). In an attempt to find what see wants, she goes to a local carnival and falls for muscle bound carnival worker Perry (Richard Tyson) and have the usual affair. The all star cast includes Academy Award winners, Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) and Burl Ives (The Big Country), other well known cast members include Herve Villichaize (TV's Fantasy Island), Milla Jovovich (The Fifth Element), Millie Perkins (Diary of Anne Frank), Juanita Moore (Academy Award nominee for Imitation of Life) and Kristy McNicole (TV's Empty Nest). Not bad, but could have been a little better for a sex film.


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