Hard Promises (1992)

Genres - Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy, Domestic Comedy  |   Release Date - Jan 31, 1992 (USA)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Synopsis by Paul Brenner

William Petersen's High Horse Films produced this romantic comedy that endeavors to recall the glory days of Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. Petersen stars as Joey Coalter, a roving adventurer who has been married to his wife Chris (Sissy Spacek) for almost thirteen years but has rarely been home. During that time Chris has become fed up with Joey's cavalier ways. But it comes as a complete shock to Joey when, while talking to a group of cowpokes about Tahitian women somewhere on the prairie, he receives a wedding invitation sent by his daughter Beth (Olivia Burnette) that announces the wedding of Chris to dull business man Walter Humphrey (Brian Kerwin). Beth hopes the surprise wedding invitation will prod Joey to try to get back together with Chris. Chris hopes so too, as Joey drops what he is doing and takes off to stop Chris's pending nuptials.




adventurer, husband-and-wife, love-triangle, marital-problems, wedding, divorce