Summer Heat (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

Summer Heat (1987)





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The lonely wife of a struggling tobacco farmer succumbs to temptation and sleeps with a transient harvester in this drama set in Depression-ravaged North Carolina. The drifter offers her more excitement than the bored young mother has felt in years and it is no surprise that she and he begin plotting to murder her hard-working husband.


Anthony Edwards
as Aaron Walston
Lori Singer
as Roxanna "Roxy" Walston
Bruce Abbott
as Jack Ruffin
Kathy Bates
as Ruth Stanton
Robert Albertia
as Tarboro Sheriff
Jessie Kent
as Baby Walston
Jane Cecil
as Georgeanna, Roxy's Grandmother
as Chris Bass/Estelle
Conrad McLaren
as Mr. Tatie
Patrick Miller
as Tarboro Deputy
Laurens Moore
as Dr. Best
Mert Hatfield
as Mr. Martin
Joe Inscoe
as Mr. Hodges
Phil Uhler
as Mr. Riley
Charlie Baxter
as Georgie Sheriff
E. Pat Hall
as Bailiff
Tony Marando
as Reporter
Rachel M. Joyner
as Court Clerk
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Critic Reviews for Summer Heat

All Critics (1)

Primarily, this moody film is a series of snapshots of a rural tobacco farming community in North Carolina that just begs for some cool rationale.

November 8, 2016 | Full Review…

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