Dream House (1981)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Dream House is an opposites-attract TV movie which strives mightily for social relevance. John Schneider plays a Georgia-cracker contractor who journeys to New York for a major building project. Out of love for Manhattanite urban planner Marilu Henner, he scraps his big-bucks assignment. Instead, he endeavors to build a "dream" house in the middle of one of New York City's most rundown ghettos. Dream House coasts merrily along on its star power alone; the storyline is acceptable, but nothing to break a date over.

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contractor, house, Southerner, urban-planning, urban-renewal, fish-out-of-water