Two Moon Junction

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"What's love got to do with it"
  • R
  • 1988
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 5.0  (6,338)
  • 38

"Two Moon Junction" is a 1988 romantic drama film directed by Zalman King and starring Sherilyn Fenn, Richard Tyson and Louise Fletcher. Fenn plays April Delongpre, a beautiful and privileged young woman who is engaged to a wealthy young man named Chad (Martin Hewitt). However, she is unsure about her feelings for him and, on a whim, decides to take a trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras.

While there, April meets a mysterious and handsome drifter named Perry (Tyson) and feels an instant attraction to him. Despite his rough exterior, Perry is charming and seems to understand April in a way that Chad never could. Soon, the two embark on a passionate affair, but April soon realizes that she must choose between her comfortable life and her true desires.

Meanwhile, April's strict and controlling mother (Fletcher) becomes suspicious of her daughter's behavior and hires a private detective to follow her. When he discovers April and Perry's affair, he threatens to reveal their secret and ruin both of their lives.

"Two Moon Junction" is a sensual and intense film that explores themes of love, passion and self-discovery. Fenn delivers a mesmerizing performance as April, conveying her character's conflicts and desires with nuance and depth. Tyson also shines as the enigmatic and complicated Perry, and the chemistry between the two actors is palpable.

Director Zalman King is known for his erotic and visually stunning films, and "Two Moon Junction" is no exception. The film features lavish costumes, lush cinematography and a vibrant soundtrack that captures the spirit of Mardi Gras and the seductive allure of New Orleans.

Despite its melodramatic plot and occasional lapses into cliché, "Two Moon Junction" is a compelling and entertaining film that explores complex and universal themes. Its themes of love, passion, and self-discovery will resonate with audiences today, as they did nearly 30 years ago.

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