Wanda Nevada (1979)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Mystery, Romance


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A drifter named Beaudray Demerille wins a young orphan named Wanda in a poker game and takes her gold prospecting in the Grand Canyon.


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  • Brooke Shields and Peter Fonda in Wanda Nevada (1979)
  • Brooke Shields and Peter Fonda in Wanda Nevada (1979)
  • Peter Fonda and Fiona Lewis in Wanda Nevada (1979)
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  • Brooke Shields in Wanda Nevada (1979)
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Director:

Peter Fonda

Writer:

Dennis Hackin

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12 November 2005 | ebiros2
7
| A fantasy masterpiece
For some strange reason, the odd couple consisting of Peter Fonda and Brooke Shield works in this movie. The movie plot is basically a fantasy and you shouldn't try to see it as a western or a drama. Both of them somehow wind up being partners in a gold prospecting trip inside the Grand Canyon. Brooke Shields is portrayed in her usual role as a much more mature than her natural age girl, who's an even match to the older prospector played by Peter Fonda. The comical part is the way she tries to sell herself as an adult to Fonda, and eventually Fonda takes her in as his partner. The plot may not work for mature audiences in this country, but in other parts of the world, such genre exists as fantasy/adventure and might be getting high marks. I give two thumbs up for Brooke Shields and Peter Fonda.

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