Sweet Dreams on VHS. Movie starring Jessica Lange, Ed Harris. With Ann Wedgeworth, P.J. Soles, John Goodman, Gary Basaraba, James Staley, David Clennon. Directed by Karel Reisz. 1985.
From the VHS box cover:
Millions of fans around the world remember Patsy Cline as the gifted, passionate, and fun-loving Queen of the Nashville sound.
“Sweet Dreams” is the true story of the legendary Patsy Clone, charting the most dramatic years of her efforts to become a top country singer. The film also tells the story of Patsy’s passionate and turbulent marriage to Charlie Dick, a daring man who gave her a love full of laughter, tears, excitement and joy.
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O Brother, Where Art Thou? on VHS. Starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter. Inspired by Homer (“The Odyssey”) and written by the Coen Brothers, Ethan and Joel. Directed by the Coen Brothers. 2000.
From the box:
A Film By The Coen Brothers
The Academy-Award Winning Creators Of Fargo
Disenchanted with the daily drudge of crushing rocks on a prison farm in Mississippi, the dapper, silver-tongued Ulysses Everett McGill busts loose. Except that he’s still shackled to his two chain-mates from the chain gang — bad-tempered Pete and sweet, dim-witted Delmar. With nothing to lose and buried loot to regain — before it’s lost forever in a flood — the three embark on an adventure of a lifetime in this hilarious offbeat road picture. Populated with strange characters, including a blind prophet, sexy sirens and a one-eyed Bible salesman, it’s an odyssey filled with chases close calls, near misses and betrayal that will leave you laughing at every outrageous and surprising twist and turn.
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Raising Arizona on VHS. Starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson. With John Goodman, William Forsythe, Frances McDormand. Written and directed by The Coen Brothers. 1987.
From the box:
Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman star in Ethan and Joel Coen’s acclaimed screwball love story filled with mad chases, unexpected plot twists and wild pyrotechnics. Vowing to go straight, a convenience store bandit (Cage) proposes marriage to the police department’s photographer (Hunter). All is well in wedded bliss until they discover she’s unable to get pregnant and are turned down by every adoption agency in town. It doesn’t take long before they realize the only solution is to kidnap one of the town’s celebrated quintuplets and hit the road!
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