The Winter People
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The Winter People
Set in the Appalachians during the Depression, this drama follows the events that take place when Wayland Jackson (Kurt Russell) falls in love with Collie Wright (Kelly McGillis) and becomes involved in the family feud that is sparked by the existence of Collie's illegitimate son.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 13%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of these days, maybe Kurt Russell and Kelly McGillis will look back at Winter People and laugh."
‑ Caryn James, New York Times
"Winter People is the kind of movie where you sit there asking yourself questions that apparently never occurred to the filmmakers."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"The film is shot in 'Scope, but the effort is essentially wasted by dull center framing that makes the format superfluous."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"Touching, and excellently performed"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"An overearnest story about feudin' mountain families that's good for little more than a few hoots at its own expense."
‑ Hal Hinson, Washington Post
"A plodding period drama with its fair share of ludicrous plot twists."
‑ , Empire Magazine
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