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The Bridges Of Madison County (DVD) Loot Price: R49
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The Bridges Of Madison County (DVD)

Meryl Streep, Clint Eastwood

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Produced; directed by, and starring, Clint Eastwood: this wonderful production is never allowed to deteriorate into simply another "women's picture" as I had initially feared. Rather, it is a well-crafted drama with a good story, and it won Meryl Streep a Best Actress Oscar back in 1995, as well as several other international awards.

On the death of their mother, Francesca Johnson (Streep), her two grown-up children, Carolyn (Annie Corley) and Michael (Victor Slezak) are horrified to learn - from reading their mother's old diary - that there had once been "another man" in her past! While husband and family had once been away at the Illinois State Fair, she had met and fallen in love with a National Geographic photographer, Robert Kincaid (Eastwood), who had come to create a photographic essay on the covered bridges in their area of Iowa. It follows, then, that most of the story is told in flashbacks.

The entire movie embraces the kind of professionalism we have come to expect from a director of Clint Eastwood's calibre. The acting is uniformly superb, and mention must also be made of Lennie Niehaus's beautifully evocative musical score.
A photographer arrives in Madison County to do a shoot. There he meets a bored housewife on her own for a few days. From that moment their lives changed forever


Studio: Warner Brothers
Country of origin: Sweden
Release date: 1990
Actors: Meryl Streep • Clint Eastwood
Dimensions: 192 x 137 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: DVD
Region encoding: Region 2. This DVD will play in all South African DVD players.
Video format:  Widescreen 16:9 (1.78:1)
Age restriction: 13
Categories: DVD > Drama
DVD > Feature Film
Barcode: 7321917137720

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This is a movie to watch over and over.

Wed, 2 Mar 2016 | Review by: Sharon F

This is one of those movies I would take to my desert island. It is passionate and romantic and tragic. The acting is superb and the scenery is beautiful. Plus I learned a lot about covered bridges. This movie is an absolute must if you are one of those people who loves "art movies." It is not for people who like action or skiet and donder movies.

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