That porch is wonderful and the site of so many good scenes in Hope Floats. You were lucky to have me. Everything has been done before and so, so much better. I love your blog; thanks for all of the work you put into it! Forest Whitaker did an excellent undertaking of directing this movie and the cast was beautifully chosen, with a chemistry between each character. Kinda makes me want to move to a small town in Texas…Love it! Birdee's daughter Bernice is a little drip who keeps whining that she wants to live with daddy, despite overwhelming evidence that daddy is a cretin. Birdee Pruitt: What an imagination you have.
I absolutely love this house. Most often, it approximates a fervent prayer. Bernice Pruitt: I'm going with you. Now go on back inside, go ahead. The characters were not developed nearly enough.
Davenport Tom Chamberlain as Mr. Birdee must make a new life for her and her daughter, but will Justin be able to be part of it? And we're gonna make it through this because we are a team. She's been married for years to her handsome high school sweetheart, and has a brilliant, sensitive child. Mama used to call it Justin Matisse. She really is dedicated to her acting. Of course, a child cannot begin to come to terms with the fact that her father could possible not want her anymore and blames her mother for her daddy turning his back on her. Indeed, to be honest, it was about.
There Birdee's life becomes even more complicated, as she tries to deal with a mother Gena Rowlands she must really get to know for the first time, a daughter who desperately misses her father, and the prospect of a new romance. They clearly looked like they were having a blast. Sandra grew up on the road with her parents and younger sister, chef. They claim their formulas are based on analysis of successful movies. Still a gorgeous property though! Davis: And you can have a look anytime you want.
Add a few years onto his nephew Emilio Estevez and you have Joe. With Angie awaiting his imminent return and a conference of the International Cheese Consortium just a few months away, he has no choice but to go for broke. Sam always seems to be in the right place at the right time to avert disasters befalling the town and its people until suspicion and jealousy drive folks to ask who he is and where he comes from. You find something that you love, and then you twist it, and you torture it, try and find a way to make money at it. Oh, and there is the boot-scooting local Harry Connick who has carried a torch for her since high school. But since so many movies have been written according to their formulas, there's a kind of self-fulfilling prophecy going on here.
Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice Mae Whitman , by returning to her small Texas hometown, but she's faced with petty old acquaintances who are thrilled to see Birdee unhappy -- except for her friend Justin Harry Connick Jr. Bernice Pruitt: I just don't want to be known as Bernice Matisse! I am just curious, what program do you use to get all of these great pictures from tv shows or movies? It will make most of you cry. Bernice Pruitt: If you liked the skunk, which we didn't. This is the text that will appear on the about page and should be a description of what this topic is. I love every movie I have seen Sandra in.
His father tries to teach his son the world's way, of putting oneself first. So first i had to make a video because i got onto the next round of Sarah's contest, and you had to make a video about a feeling, and i got fear. I watch these formulas unfold, and I reflect that the gurus who teach those Hollywood screenwriting classes have a lot to answer for. And the acting was straight out of stage school. Birdee and Bernice, the coolest chicks in Smithville. And that Bernice will not go home to live with daddy and his new girlfriend.
Deeply depressed, she runs into an old friend, Justin Matisse, who tries to help her through, but is still in love with her. Hope Floats is vintage movie whose story never goes out of date because there broken marriages everywhere you look. Back in town, she's dealing with catty old friends and acquaintances from high school who can't help rubbing it in her face that she isn't as perfect as she thought while still trying to get back on her feet with her daughter, Bernice. I love this movie and the house is so pretty. Birdee Pruitt: You go around Smithville paintin' houses, and you can do this? Bernice Pruitt: At home we had a pet skunk. She played a child of divorce achingly well, and even when acting out, you could see the hurt underneath it. Bill Pruitt: Try to understand, baby.