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Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 November 1990 (USA)
Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin's aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home ... See full summary »

Director:

Jon Amiel

Writers:

Mario Vargas Llosa (novel), William Boyd
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbara Hershey ... Aunt Julia
Keanu Reeves ... Martin Loader
Peter Falk ... Pedro Carmichael
Bill McCutcheon ... Puddler
Patricia Clarkson ... Aunt Olga
Richard Portnow ... Uncle Luke
Jerome Dempsey ... Sam & Sid
Richard B. Shull ... Leonard Pando
Paul Austin Paul Austin ... Donald Loader
Joel Fabiani ... Ted Orson
Crystal Field Crystal Field ... Josephine Sanders
Jayne Haynes Jayne Haynes ... Aunt Hortensia
Mary Joy ... Frances Loader
Rob Kramer Rob Kramer ... Jamie
Anna Levine ... Faith Hope (as Anna Levine Thomson)
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Storyline

Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin's aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this romance, he starts incorporating details of it into the script of his daily drama series. Soon, Martin and Julia are not only hearing about their fictional selves over the radio, but about what they are going to do next. Written by Christine Sai-Halasz <sai@mit.edu>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,794,001
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Pedro Carmichael: Ahhh... moose poop.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are read over the radio instead of being shown. See more »


Soundtracks

Second Street Line (Hot Hoppin')
Written by Wynton Marsalis
Performed by Wynton Marsalis and His Band
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Don't take it at face value!
24 October 2002 | by refillSee all my reviews

From some of the other comments (especially the one complaining about the Southern accents), it's clear that people are judging this film at face value. This movie is not meant to be realistic! It's a whimsical, highly stylized fable, right in line with director Jon Amiel's best work -- and it's a delight from start to finish. Everybody in the cast is clearly having a great time -- particularly Peter Falk -- and if you have an open mind, and are willing to surrender to the film's atmosphere, you'll have a great time too.

Hilarious, smart, sexy, surprising -- in other words, not your typical Hollywood comedy. Give it a chance!


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