Pennies From Heaven | Full Movie

Pennies From Heaven
  • R
  • 1h 47m
  • 1981
Fresh85%
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Comedian Steve Martin and Broadway luminary Bernadette Peters star in a musical drama about the large and growing divide between the dreams of two people and the grim Depression-era lives they lead ... the distance between their gray world and their imaginary one in which it rains Pennies from Heaven. Arthur (Martin) sells sheet music and fantasizes about a world should that behave according to the lyrics of the songs he sells. Eileen(Peters) fantasizes about love. In their minds, these two share a romance, singing and dancing to the popular music of the 1930s. In reality, the affair between the married Arthur and the innocent Eileen destroys them both.
© 1981 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh85%
Critics Consensus: A complicated little musical, Pennies from Heaven is a dazzling, tragic spectacle.
Reviews
Variety
Variety Staff
Rotten

Almost as if he were directing Pinter, Herbert Ross has actors speak a line, then wait two beats b...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Fresh

Let's face the music and dance, indeed.

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Musical
  • Release Date:December 18, 1981
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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