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Romantic Movie: Sommersby

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When Jack Sommersby returns home to the South after the Civil War, he is not the man anyone remembers, including his wife. The real test of their newfound love and his identity comes when he stands trial for his life.
Item Type: DVD Movie
Item Rating: PG13
Street Date: 09/21/99
Wide Screen: yes
Director Cut: no
Special Edition: no
Language: ENGLISH
Foreign Film: noSubtitles: no
Dubbed: no
Full Frame: yes
Re-Release: no
Packaging: SleeveBased on the French film, The Return of Martin Guerre (which itself was based on a famous court case), this 1993 film by director Jon Amiel recasts the same essential story in post-Civil War Tennessee, in a dirt-poor town suffering the effects of the South’s loss. Jodie Foster plays Laurel Sommersby, a widow whose husband died in the Civil War–or so everyone thinks. Then one day, Jack Sommersby (Richard Gere) strolls back into town and back into Laurel’s bed–but he’s a changed man. Gone is the selfish, nasty individual no one much liked. In his place is a friendly, sensitive, and resourceful new Jack who not only rekindles the long-dead fire of his marriage, but revives the entire town. Except for one small catch: He may not actually be Jack Sommersby at all. Beautifully shot by Amiel (with a

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List Price: $ 14.98
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