Plot – It's 1984 and Amarene, a small oil-rich village in Texas, gets ready to celebrate its centenary, organized by the mayor and his friend Duane Jackson. He is an oil tycoon, who once was rich, but now he risks the failure. He is supported only by the old Ruth Popper, who works for the mayor, while his wife openly cheats on him. Duane distracts himself with one-night stands, but he isn’t able to forget that feeling of frustration, disappointment and boredom that also affects the town. Fortunately, the discovery of a new well and the return of a lover will shake his boring days up.
All actors – Harvey Christiansen, Pearl Jones, Loyd Catlett, Jimmy Howell, Romi Snyder, Kay Pering, Allison Marich, Katherine Bongfeldt, Earl Poole Ball, Su Hyatt, Angie Bolling, William McNamarashow all
“Texasville” Quotes 8 quotes
“Gameshows are what life's really like. You win things that look great at the time but turn out to be junk, and you lose things you might want to keep forever... just because you're unlucky.”
“Women have a heartless side to them, don't they?”
“- Karla: I don't know what you've got to smile about!
- Duane Jackson: Well, it was either smile about nothing or cry about everything... And I didn't feel like cryin'.”
“Tell that woman I'll be Eve. I've got to stop being so reclusive! Causing the fall of humanity might be just the kind of challenge I need.”
“- Lester Marlow: Marylou likes excitement. She says I'm not exciting any more.
- Duane: Well, it's hard to stay exciting for a whole lifetime.”
Everytime you call me "honey" there's a lie involved.