By Melissa Pierson
Updated February 23, 1996 at 05:00 AM EST
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The Stars Fell on Henrietta

type
  • Movie

Looking for the perfect movie to rent when Great-Aunt Hermione comes to visit? This is it. Everything about the gently meandering film The Stars Fell on Henrietta belongs to some long-past time: its ’30s Texas setting, its shaggy-dog plot about a wildcatter (Duvall) striking black gold on a dirt-poor farm, its arthritic pace, and its reluctance to provide a modern, bang-up payoff. Elderly relatives will find it sweet-tempered; everyone else may see it as a sleeper that forgot to get out of bed. B-

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The Stars Fell on Henrietta

type
  • Movie
mpaa
runtime
  • 109 minutes
director
  • James Keach

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