A pleasant cast brightens HARD PROMISES, an otherwise overly familiar small-town romantic comedy stronger on basic warmth and decency than sparkling wit.
Joey Coalter (William Petersen) has been married to Chris (Sissy Spacek) for 12-1/2 years. But it's a marriage that has been anything but conventional. Chris estimates that Joey has only actually been home one-quarter of the time they've been married. For the rest, Joey has indulged his insatiable
wanderlust and unquenchable thirst for adventure, travelling around the world and working at odd jobs, while Chris has stayed at home, teaching at the local school and raising their daughter Beth (Olivia Burnette). Th...