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Mad at the Moon (1992)

A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

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Martin Donovan
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lori Ashton Lori Ashton ... Saloon Dancer
Hart Bochner ... Miller Brown
Pat Atkins Pat Atkins ... Mrs. Russell
Eleanor Baggett Eleanor Baggett ... Older Mrs. Miller
Daphne Zuniga ... Young Mrs. Miller
Richard Barlow ... Townsperson
Stephen Blake Stephen Blake ... James Miller
Sharon Chatten Sharon Chatten ... Townsperson
Stephen Cole Stephen Cole ... Priest
Raymond De Felitta ... Piano Player
Janice Dejon Janice Dejon ... Townsperson
Barbara Dow Barbara Dow ... Mrs. Hill's Friend
Fionnula Flanagan ... Mrs. Hill
Cameron Frankley Cameron Frankley ... Card Cheat
Reed Hollister Reed Hollister ... Townsperson
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A young woman on the frontier marries a meek farmer who has an annoying habit of going through a rather drastic change every full moon.

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When the moon rises, the howling begins.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Noites de Despertar See more »

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Queen Mary Stuart
15 December 2004 | by abelardo64See all my reviews

Firstly, this strange, moody and fascinating film reminded me what an amazing actress Mary Stuart Masterson really is. She grows in front of our eyes without betraying for a moment the romantically lyric aspects of the film. I've noticed a similarity with "Male Di Luna", an episode of "Kaos" a remarkable film from the Taviani brothers, but "Mad at the Moon" explores a universe all of its own and it does it with a score worthy of an Academy Award. The look of the film is also a standout. Hart Bochner, Stephan Blake and Fionnula Flanagan give subtle, moving performances but what I felt as soon as the movie ended was the need to shout: Long Live Mary Stuart.


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