Winter People

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Winter People ★★½ 1989 (PG-13)

A clock-making widower and a woman living alone with her illegitimate son experience tough times together with feuding families in a Depression-era Appalachian community. Silly, rehashed premise doesn't deter McGillis, who gamely gives a fine performance. Based on the novel by John Ehle. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Kurt Russell, Kelly McGillis, Lloyd Bridges, Mitchell Ryan, Jeffrey Meek, Eileen Ryan, Amelia Burnette; D: Ted Kotcheff; W: Carol Sobieski; M: John Scott.