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Far And Away (Dir. Ron Howard, 1992): Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in this critically acclaimed romantic adventure from director Ron Howard. This breathtaking epic opens on the West Coast of Ireland, 1892. Joseph Donelly (Cruise), a poor tenant farmer, is determined to bring justice to an oppressive landlord. Instead, he finds himself accompanying the landlord's daughter, Shannon (Kidman), to America in a quest for land. Arriving in Boston, Joseph finds a place for them to live while proving a natural at bare-fisted boxing. But his triumph is short-lived as he and Shannon are thrown out into the bitter cold. Joseph sets off for work on the railroad until a passing wagon train reminds him of his original goal to possess his own land. Preparing to stake his claim in the new territory, he runs into Shannon, who is unhappily reunited with her former fianc? In the excitement of the Oklahoma land rush, they realise their dreams of land and life together.
Steel Magnolias (Dir. Herbert Ross, 1989): A beautiful, bittersweet comedy set in deep south Louisiana, Steel Magnolias unites talents of America's finest actresses as six very special friends bonded together by mutual triumphs and tragedies. Despite their differences, beautiful Shelby (Julia Roberts), her strong-willed mother M'Lynn (Sally Field), beauty parlour owner Truvy (Dolly Parton), elegant wealthy widow Clairee (Olympia Dukakis), sharp tongued Ouiser (Shirley MacLaine) and mousey newcomer Anelle (Daryl Hannah) enjoy a friendship that spans the boundaries of age and status. Sharing each other's strength and loyalty, they face their greatest fears and highest hopes with dry wit and a self-deprecating style...
Stepmom (Dir. Chris Columbus, 1998): Jackie (Susan Sarandon) is a divorced mother of two. Isabel (Julia Roberts) is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie's ex-husband Luke (Ed Harris), forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. It is the universal dilemma of the 'non-traditional family', they all love the children but the complex interplay between parents, step-parents, step-children, ex-spouses and significant others is decidedly tricky. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.