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The Spitfire Grill
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
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Primary Location: First Saw:On Video Saw at/with: at Neil Olsens house with House Churck
Rating: PG-13 Year: 1996 Category: Drama
Director: Lee David Zlotoff Time: 117 min. Writer: Lee David Zlotoff

Mine: Weepy, kind of obvious, but still entertaining stuff. Ellen Burstyn is quite good.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Ex-convict Elliott arrives in the small, gossip-driven town of Gilead, Maine, and goes to work for Burstyn at the title-named restaurant, hoping to rebuild her life. Sincere, well-acted story goes awry toward the end with contrivance and melodrama; still, Elliott and Burstyn give memorable performances. Written by the director.
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