Character: Patsy Cline
Directed by: Karel Reisz
Written by: Robert Getchell
Produced by: Bernard Schwartz
Cast Members: Ed Harris, Staley James
Released date: October 4, 1985
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Aspiring country singer Patsy Cline is resigned to both her thankless gigs and her unhappy marriage, until she meets the charismatic Charlie Dick. Eventually leaving her husband to marry Charlie, Patsy temporarily shelves her performing career to be a mother. Later she returns to singing and finds success under manager Randy Hughes. Patsy hits a remarkable stride with a string of hit singles, and has become a full-fledged star when tragedy strikes.
• Jessica Lange said the most fun she ever had making a film was “Sweet Dreams”.
• See, I figure when you say you want to get to know me better – what you really mean is you want a ten minute screw in the back seat of your car.
• I can’t stand it. Makes me want to scream and claw my face.
• [ironing and listening to the radio] Lord, bitch. You don’t sing. You whine. You whine.