The Bridges of Madison County

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The brief, illicit love affair between an Iowa housewife and a post-middle-age free-lance photographer is chronicled in this powerful romance based on the best-selling novella by Robert James Waller. The story begins as globetrotting National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid journeys to Madison County in 1965 to film its lovely covered bridges. Upon his arrival, he stops by an old farmhouse to ask directions. There he encounters housewife, Francesca Johnson, whose spouse and two children are out of town. Thus begins their four-day affair, a liaison that fundamentally changes them both. Later Francesca chronicles the affair in a diary which her flabbergasted grown children read; never would they have expected their mother to be capable of the passion she experienced with Kincaid.

Director: Clint Eastwood
Producer(s): Kathleen Kennedy, Clint Eastwood
Cast: Annie Corley, Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Debra Monk, Victor Slezak, Jim Haynie, Sarah Kathryn Schmitt, Christopher Kroon, Phyllis Lyons, Richard Lage, Michelle Benes, Alison Wiegert, Brandon Bobst, Pearl Faessler, R.E. Faessler, Tania Mishler, Billie McNabb, Art Breese, Lana Schwab, Larry Loury, James Rivers, Mark A. Brooks, Peter Cho, Eddie Dejean, James C. Brewer, Kyle Eastwood, George Orrison, Ken Billeter, Judy Trask, David Trask
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