American Dreamer
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In this farcical look at a female detective/mystery story writer, Cathy Palmer (JoBeth Williams) is an ordinary housewife living in Ohio with a condescending husband who is far from ideal. When Cathy wins a writing contest and has the chance to go to Paris and meet the author of the romance novels she loves, her husband tries to prevent the trip. In the end, Cathy's interests prevail, though her husband still refuses to go with her. After arriving in Paris, Cathy is knocked down by a car and wakes up in the hospital with all memory of her past life erased. In its place, she believes she is… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Doesn't hold many surprises."
‑ Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph
"Resoundingly generic "Romancing the Stone" copycat."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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