Murphy's Romance Movie Review Summary

Actors: Sally Field, James Garner, Corey Haim

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Emma Moriarty is a single mom raising her teenage Jake in a small town in Arizona. She recently moved into the town to start a new life and so far things been good along with her new horse boarding business. But it gets even more been when a wise older man named Murphy Jones strikes a conversation with Emma and quickly befriends her. Jones is respected by most residents of the town with the exception of City Hall.
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Emma is taken aback by Murphy's widsom, his sophisication and seem to enjoy his company more than she expected. Just as things seem to be on a up-spiral, Emma's trifling husband Bobby Jack is back in the picture and begging to stay at her place until he get him back together. Emma allows him to stay only because of their son, who might need son-father bonding.

But Emma's new friend Murphy is coming around more than expected and Emma's feelings begin to develop for the old man. With Bobby in the way in her life personally it is hard for Emma to put a boundary between her annoying husband herself as she tries to lead a new life with a much better man without Bobby's interference.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   much older/younger Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southwest City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing nude male butt Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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