He's helped and hindered by friends and staff, but pushes on in his search for a real music style as well as a real romance. Al punches Dusty and he falls to the ground. The apps are synchronized with your account at Blu-ray. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his real country roots. George Strait stars in this film about a musician who is at a crossroads. He's helped and hindered by friends and staff, but pushes on in his search for a real music style as well as a real romance. As his career has become bigger, the less control he has over himself.
The movie stars , himself a country superstar, in a role which probably reflects autobiographical musings if not actual facts. Covered by lights and smoke the gimmick works. Dusty Chandler Strait is a super star in the country music world, but his shows have the style of a '70s rock concert. Harley brings him home, a reward for defending her honor. But westerns aren't being done, certainly none for singing cowboys.
One of the biggest stars in country music, Dusty Wyatt Chandler George Strait grows disillusioned with the hollow performances and overly produced arena shows he's contractually obligated to play. The bar scenes where Dusty meets Harley were filmed at Western Kountry Klub, located between Midlothian and Mansfield Tx. In an effort to become grounded, Chandler walks away from the spotlight and goes back to the country town of his youth. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his real country roots. The graveyard scene was shot at Cresson Cemetery in , and the concert sequences were filmed at concert venues in , including and.
This film was the farewell big screen performance of Rory Calhoun and I have to say, I had to look twice even though I saw his name in the credits when I realized he was playing Isabel Glasser's father. One day he takes a walk - out of his overdone concerts to find his real country roots. Cast: , , , , , , Director: Genres: Keywords: , , , , , , ,. His journey takes him first to the rocking chair on the front porch of his grandma, a fetching character who offers him advice that sounds like New Age crossed with the Old Farmer's Almanac. For country fans you'll have a full soundtrack of George Strait's hits and he's a great singer.
The plot has to do some twisting to work all this out but the basic appeal of the film, a good man getting back in touch with what's real, has universal appeal. Manager Lesley Ann Warren seeing all kinds of tour dates canceled with the loss in money, shoves one of the roadies and would be country singer himself and her special boy toy Kyle Chandler in front of the microphone to complete the tour. In a few years George Strait would have handled dialog like a veteran. Then he encounters a cowgirl named Harley whose family ranch is down to 1,000 acres. So pure is his performance that we actually hear at least three distinct acoustical notes before the giant studio orchestra lumbers onto the soundtrack.
This is the very definition of the kind of movie where fans of the star will enjoy it more than dispassionate observers. He stays anonymous and gets back in touch with the world. These dramatic scenes are interrupted by a great many country songs - too many, if we take Dusty seriously in his dislike for the music - and everything leads up to a big romantic climax in Las Vegas, where Dusty walks down to the end of the runaway and sits down on the edge of the stage, right in front of Harley and her family, and plays her a song on his acoustical guitar. This is quite simply a movie that will be enjoyed by country music fans. I truly believe, even if you don't like country music you'll enjoy this one cause it's truly a feel-good love story. It currently has a score of 38% on , based on 21 reviews, with an average rating of 4. Dusty was waiting for his truck, and he hitches for a ride.
I also own the soundtrack, and these songs are first rate if you are a Strait fan. It's all about the glitz and glamor of the concert, no one's listening to him sing any more. He gets drunk and ends up on the shrinking ranch of a beautiful cowgirl. She hopes to save it by becoming a rodeo star. So he ditches the long hair in a ponytail and beard and just leaves. Buddy wore the same clothes from the beginning of the film.
This film holds no surprises and it doesn't try to. Advertisement Strait is not an actor in the class of Mellencamp or Nelson, but he is genuine and has a winning smile, and holds his own in a screenplay that makes few demands. It was followed by two direct-to-video sequels, 2010 and 2017. Somehow I happened to see this movie in a real theatre. In the meantime Strait's falling for Isabel Glasser and gets involved with her family ranch and their real struggles in real life. This film has no storyline connection to the original movie, either, and no original characters make any appearances.