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  • . Hope Floats 
    Release date: 29 May 1998 
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    20th Century Fox
    Credits . Cast: 
  • Sandra Bullock ------ Birdee Pruitt, troubled mother humiliated on TV
  • Harry Connick Jr. --- Justin Matisse, Birdee's suitor
  • Gena Rowlands ----- Ramona Calvert, Birdee's mother
  • Mae Whitman ------- Bernice Pruitt, Birdee's daughter
  • Michael Paré -------- Bill Pruitt, Birdee's errant husband
  • Cameron Finley ------ Travis
  • Kathy Najimy ------- Toni Post
  • Bill Cobbs ---------- Nurse
  • Connie Ray --------- Bobbi-Claire
  • Rosanna Arquette --- Connie, TV tell all blonde
  • Kathy Lamkin ------- Bigger Delores
  • Directed by: Forest Whitaker 
    Assistant director: Mary McLaglen 
    Produced by: Lynda Obst 
    Executive producer: Sandra Bullock, Mary McLaglen 
    Associate producer: Elizabeth Joan Hooper 
    Production Design by: Larry Fulton 
    Director of photography: Caleb Deschanel 
    Costume Design by: Susie DeSanto 
    Choreographer: Patsy Swayze 
    Edited by: Richard Chew 
    Music by: Dave Grusin 
    Written by: Steven Rogers 
    Rated PG-13 
    Running time: 114 min 
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    . "Hope Floats", the movie,  unfolds on a Chicago TV show where the blonde (Rosanna Arquette) tells the TV world that she is having an affair with her best friend's husband. Birdee Pruitt is that best friend. Birdee turns troubled and uncertain at the news. Birdee decides to leave and takes her young daughter Bernice back home to Smithville Texas, the only place of refuge left to her. Bernice's new romance is really her first high school love, Justin Matisse. In her old hometown, she deals with her mother, her daughter who misses her father, and a new romance. 

    Filming took place in Smithville, just an hour outside of Austin Texas.

    Budget - Estimated cost of Hope Floats is put at approximately $30 million.
     
     
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