On Valentine's Day
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On Valentine's Day
A prequel to Horton Foote's 1918, On Valentine's Day was filmed in 1984, then held back from release till 1986. On the titular day, Elizabeth Vaughn (Hallie Foote, Horton's daughter) and Horace Robedeaux (William Converse-Roberts) elope. Horace stubbornly refuses to ask for financial assistant from his parents or in-laws, so the penniless couple is compelled to live in an inexpensive boarding house. Their fellow tenants are the usual assortment of eccentrics, including alcoholic Bobby Pate (Richard Jenkins), spinster Miss Ruth (Carol Goodheart), heartbroken George Tyler (Steven… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An intimate film about familial rifts, the dire effects of loneliness, and the human yearning for love that lasts."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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