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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Counting for Thunder Film

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This lovely, well-told film tells the story of a man coming to terms with his family, his career, and his relationships, all told with a distinct Southern accent and charm.  With exceptional, natural acting all around, especially by writer/director/actor Phillip Irwin Cooper and the excellent Mariette Hartley and John Heard, the story follows a colorful, quirky Southern family where the mother is struggling with health issues and the adult son comes home from Los Angeles to help.  At turns, funny, sad and moving, this very enjoyable, well-written film is a charmer.

It was released yesterday 5/2/17 through Wolfe Video, for more information visit Wolfeondemand.com.

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