The Butcher's Wife

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The Butcher's Wife ★★ 1991 (PG-13)

Charming tale of a young psychic (Moore) who brings romance to a Greenwich Village neighborhood that never quite gets off the ground. Moore stars as the clairvoyant whose mystical powers bring magic into the lives of everyone around her, including the local psychiatrist (Daniels), who falls under her spell. Talented cast is virtually wasted with a script that is lightweight; excepting Steenburgen and Dzundza who shine. 107m/C VHS, DVD . Demi Moore, Jeff Daniels, George Dzundza, Frances McDormand, Margaret Colin, Mary Steen-burgen, Max Perlich, Miriam Margolyes, Christopher Durang, Diane Salinger; D: Terry Hughes; W: Ezra Litwack, Marjorie Schwartz; C: Frank Tidy; M: Michael Gore.