Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty line.

  1. Robert Harling

    Director, Writer

  2. Larry McMurtry


Top Billed Cast

  1. Shirley MacLaine

    Shirley MacLaine

    Aurora Greenway

  2. Jack Nicholson

    Jack Nicholson

    Garrett Breedlove

  3. Bill Paxton

    Bill Paxton

    Jerry Bruckner

  4. Juliette Lewis

    Juliette Lewis

    Melanie Horton

  5. Miranda Richardson

    Miranda Richardson

    Patsy Carpenter

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The Evening Star
The Evening Star



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 25, 1996


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 9m

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