The Evening Star

Synopsis: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty line.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Robert Harling
Production: Paramount Home Video
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.8
Rotten Tomatoes:
23%
PG-13
Year:
1996
129 min
24 Views

Rosie,

Start the car and put

the air conditioning

up to high, please,

I don't want to wilt,

All right, Aurora,

Arthur,

I kinda feel sorry

for Arthur's grass,

Why?

It never gets

a chance to grow,

Good morning, James,

Mrs, Greenway, you're looking

mighty pretty today,

Thank you, Billy,

hand this to the warden,

You know how he loves

your letters,

Don't be making

those prisoners write,

Teddy is almost finished

with the new porch,

I know it's extravagant,

but it's a way

to give your brother money

without it seeming like a handout,

You know how Jane is,

You have any message

for him?

What do you think?

I'll give your love

to Melanie,

She is head over heels

with this Bruce creature,

I'm hoping it's just

a teenage thing,

Rosie sends her love,

She's just found your old

G, I, Joe watch in the attic,

She's having it

repaired,

So you let

that be a surprise,

[Sniffling]

The sign said

don't mess with Texas!

Texas certainly has

messed with me,

[Pop]

Oh! What is it?

Why do you do this

to yourself, Granny?

Give up, huh?

Tommy's never

gonna change,

Teddy, you're never

gonna change,

Tommy has to change,

No human being can

carry that much hostility

his entire life,

Granny, it's his third

possessions charge,

Face it, Tommy's

a screw-up.

You're never gonna be

a screw-up, are you, Bump?

Shut up, butthole!

That's his new thing,

calling people butthole,

For she's a jolly

good butthole

For she's a jolly

good butthole

For she's a jolly

good butthole

'Cause nobody can deny

I sense Jane's child-rearing

philosophy here,

We've got

some good news,

What is it, another

illegitimate child?

Granny,

Jane's found a job,

At the Stop 'n Go,

Now that she's finally

embarked on a career,

perhaps the 2 of you

would consider marriage,

Of course not,

[Military Music Plays]

Oh, God!

Bruce alert!

Oh!

Oh, God!

Granny!

Shouldn't you be in

20th century literature?

Virginia Woolf

makes my skin crawl,

and Bruce wanted to go

for a ride,

so, you know,

I can see that,

That's not

really my car,

My friend Tony

just lets me drive it,

I don't care who owns

the pimp mobile,

I did not raise

my granddaughter

to have sex with

the likes of you,

Granny, get out

of my room!

Oh, God!

Bruce:
Ha ha ha!

Afternoon, General,

What's going on?

Life as we know it,

[Classical Music

Plays]

I love Bruce,

I hate you!

Why? Because I care

what happens to you?

No, It's because

you're suffocating me!

[Car Radio

Plays]

Well,,, ha,

Your, uh...

Your buddy Tony

has great taste

in cars,

Bruce,

start the car!

Hey, Mel,

you didn't tell me

you were riding around

in Ferraris,

Aah! Drive!

See you, Mel!

[Honks Horn]

Look, Granny,

I'll get you more,

The troops need

a morale boost,

You can love 'em,

but you can't

live their lives,

Neither can they,

Not properly,

The pain the children

claim to be in,,,

it's exhausting,

I can't do it,

I've had it, I can't go on,

Nonsense,

Of course you can,

Life is just

an uphill battle,

You gotta keep on

fighting,

You must figure out why

you lose the battles you lose

and pray like hell

you win the war,

Rosie,

what time is it?

3:
30,

I'm going to bed,

This day is over,

This is not good,

This is not good,

Hey,

Jimmie Lee,

Hey, girl,

She here?

Yes, she's cleaning

out that closet,

Just come on in,

I'm worried

about her, Patsy,

She went to bed

yesterday at 3:
30,

She hasn't

gotten up yet,

She's probably headed

for the big snap,

Long overdue,

Give these to Mel,

would you?

She's been crying

a lot,

It's her guilt,

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