Tune in Tomorrow

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Tune in Tomorrow
Tune In Tomorrow 1.jpg
Tune In Tomorrow Promo Poster
Directed by Jon Amiel
Produced by John Fiedler
Mark Tarlov
Written by Mario Vargas Llosa
William Boyd
Music by Wynton Marsalis
Edited by Peter Boyle
Distributed by Cinecom Pictures
Release dates
  • October 26, 1990 (1990-10-26)
Running time
107 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1,794,001

Tune in Tomorrow is a 1990 film comedy directed by Jon Amiel. It is based on the Mario Vargas Llosa novel Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, and was released under that name in many countries.[1] Relocated from the novel’s setting in 1950s-era Lima, Peru to New Orleans, Louisiana that same decade, it stars Peter Falk, Keanu Reeves and Barbara Hershey in a story surrounding a radio drama and love. Supporting roles were filled by actors including Elizabeth McGovern, Hope Lange, Henry Gibson, John Larroquette, Buck Henry, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joel Fabiani and the Neville Brothers. The soundtrack for the film was composed by Wynton Marsalis, who makes a cameo appearance with various members of his band.



Review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes reported that 45% of critics gave the film positive write-ups, based on 11 reviews. Film critic Roger Ebert gave the movie 2 and a half stars out of 4, noting that "sometimes we laugh easily, sometimes uncertainly, and sometimes we just look at the screen and wonder why anyone thought that was funny."[2]


  1. ^ IMDB, Tune in Tomorrow.
  2. ^ Ebert, Roger (November 2, 1990 ). Tune In Tomorrow (review). Chicago Sun-Times

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