Pure Country/Honeysuckle Rose [DVD]

  • SKU: 15068472
  • Release Date: 08/22/2006
  • Rating: PG
$14.99

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    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

    Special Features


    • Pure Country: Widescreen (16x9 1.85:1) version
    • Pure Country: Production notes
    • Pure Country: Theatrical trailers
    • Pure Country: Languages & subtitles - English, Français & Español (feature film only)
    • Honeysuckle Rose: First-time widescreen video debut (16x9 2.4:1)
    • Closed Captioned

    Synopsis


    Pure Country
    The big-screen debut of country singer George Strait is a familiar tale of a star returning to his roots, a route traveled the same year by John Mellencamp in Falling From Grace (1992). Strait plays Dusty Chandler, one of the hottest performers in country music. Dusty feels that his elaborate stage show is overwhelming his music, a suspicion confirmed one night when he forgets several bars of a chart-topping hit and his fans don't even notice. Disillusioned, Dusty tells his manager Lula (Lesley Ann Warren) and best buddy Earl (John Doe) that he's taking a break. After shaving his beard and cutting off his ponytail, Dusty heads for the small farm town where he grew up, visiting his wise old grandmother (Molly McClure) and ending up at the ranch of the Tucker family, where nobody recognizes him. He becomes a hired hand, earning the respect of owner Ernest (Rory Calhoun) and falling in love with Ernest's daughter Harley (Isabel Glasser), a woman determined to save the struggling spread with victory in a Las Vegas rodeo. When Dusty learns that Lula has secretly replaced him onstage with her boyfriend (Kyle Chandler), he stages a showdown that wins Harley's affections. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

    Honeysuckle Rose
    After displaying his easygoing charm in a number of television appearances and a showy supporting role in The Electric Horseman, Willie Nelson scored his first leading role in this romantic comedy-drama in which he (appropriately enough) plays a musician. Buck Bonham (Nelson) is a country singer/songwriter with a loyal following in his native Texas and the neighboring Western states. However, Buck hasn't yet had the hit record that would make him a star nationwide; in the meantime, Buck and his band keep up a busy tour schedule, much to the annoyance of his wife, Viv (Dyan Cannon), and son, Jamie (Joey Floyd), who would like to see Buck at home every once in a while. As Buck wonders if he should press on with his musical career or call it quits, his close friend and longtime guitarist Garland Ramsey (Slim Pickens) announces he's retiring, and suggests a good replacement -- his daughter, Lily (Amy Irving). Lily had a crush on Buck as a child, and now as a full-grown and very beautiful woman, her infatuation has only increased with time. Consequently, Buck must choose between Viv and Lily as well as his home and his career. Honeysuckle Rose was written specifically for Nelson, and his character bears more than a passing similarity to Willie and his life before the album Red Headed Stranger made him a star; the film also earned Nelson an Academy Award nomination for the film's theme song, "On the Road Again." ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Lesley Ann Warren
      Lesley Ann Warren - Lula Rogers
    • Isabel Glasser
      Isabel Glasser - Harley Tucker
    • Kyle Chandler
      Kyle Chandler - Buddy Jackson
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      John Doe - Earl Blackstock
    • Rory Calhoun
      Rory Calhoun - Ernest Tucker



    Customer rating

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    100%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Movie for Mom

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      Tinily
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      Honeysuckle is one of my Mother's all time favorites, including a bonus movie. Two good ones.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Like Willie nelson

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      gmom
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      Saw the movie, glad you still had it. Reasonable price.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      best movie ever

      Posted
      Blondie
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      I love this movie great cast and a lot of great songs

      I would recommend this to a friend


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