Taglines: love, sex and starting over…
A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five year old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new relationship with a veterinarian’s assistant, his ex-wife suddenly reappears and wants to re-assert herself in her husband and son’s life. On top of the romantic conflict, he is also suddenly presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to join a major firm in Dallas.
A Cool, Dry Place is a 1998 drama movie adapted by Matthew McDuffie from the 1996 novel Dance Real Slow by Michael Grant Jaffe. It was directed by John N. Smith. The movie stars Vince Vaughn, Monica Potter, Joey Lauren Adams and Bobby Moat.
A Cool, Dry Place (1998)
Directed by: John N. Smith
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Monica Potter, Joey Lauren Adams, Bobby Moat, Devon Sawa, Todd Louiso, Jenny Robertson, Aleksa Palladino, Nicholas Campbell, Chris Bauer
Screenplay by: Matthew McDuffe
Production Design by: Donald Graham Burt
Cinematography by: Jean Lépine
Film Editing by: Susan Shipton
Costume Design by: Denise Cronenberg
Set Decoration by: Carol Lavoie
Art Direction by: Vlasta Svoboda
Music by: Curt Sobel
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexuality and brief strong language.
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Release Date: November 6, 1998