Two Moon Junction is a bad hick version of Last Tango in Paris down to the poor imitative scoring by Jonathan Elias. Sexual obsession might be the aim, but the result is anything but hot.

Two Moon Junction is a bad hick version of Last Tango in Paris down to the poor imitative scoring by Jonathan Elias. Sexual obsession might be the aim, but the result is anything but hot.

In the Maria Schneider role is Madonna-clone Sherilyn Fenn who decides to give her virginity to a guy who works at the traveling midway (Richard Tyson) instead of her fiance (Martin Hewitt). She wears white all the time and acts pure when on her home turf.

Plot has all the ingredients of a 1940s meller with the obvious exception that poor little rich girl Fenn unabashedly defrocks at the drop of a hat while Tyson manages to never bare much more than his chest.

Kristy McNichol appears as a midway groupie whose subtle bisexual scenes dancing with Fenn have more electricity than Fenn’s encounters with Tyson.

Shot in and around Los Angeles pic seldom looks like Alabama.

Two Moon Junction

Production

DDM/Lorimar. Director Zalman King; Producer Donald P. Borchers; Screenplay Zalman King; Camera Mark Plummer; Editor Marc Grossman; Music Jonathan Elias; Art Director Michelle Minch

Crew

(Color) Available on VHS, DVD. Extract of a review from 1988. Running time: 104 MIN.

With

Sherilyn Fenn Richard Tyson Louise Fletcher Kristy McNichol Martin Hewitt Burl Ives

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