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Pure Country

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Pure Country

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Isabel Glasser, George Strait, Rory Calhoun, John Doe, Lesley Ann Warren
director:
Christopher Cain
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Rex McGee
genre:
Romance, Drama, musical

We gave it a C

Take your pick: Either Pure Country is country music’s New Traditionalist ethic applied to the movies, or it’s just a bald retread. Either way, the story’s old: George Strait plays a jaded C&W star who finds meaning by pickin’ up that acoustic guitar and fallin’ for a filly whose dad is about to lose his ranch. When he’s not singing, Strait comes off likably bland; the real find is Isabel Glasser, who’s both fresh and mature as the love interest. C

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