White Palace
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Screenwriters Ted Tally and Alvin Sargent adapted the novel by Glenn Savan into this intelligent comedy-drama about a May-December romance where the woman is the senior partner. James Spader is Max Baron, a 27-year-old St. Louis advertising executive who has completely shut himself off from the world in the two years since the auto accident death of his wife. When he meets free-spirited, 43-year-old burger joint waitress Nora Baker (Susan Sarandon), his attraction to the earthy, outspoken woman is immediate and overpowering. The difference in age isn't their only obstacle happiness:… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Not a great movie but sexy as hell."
‑ Lori Hoffman, Atlantic City Weekly
"Despite excellent performanes, the film moves so slow you'll have nodded off by the time the good bits come"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Decent but predictable steamfest."
‑ Widgett Walls, Needcoffee.com
"Worth it for Spader and Sarandon."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"A convincing psychodrama about the redemptive power of love which can even overcome deep-seated class differences."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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