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Tune in Tomorrow Details


Tune in Tomorrow is based on Mario Vargas Llosa's novel, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter. In New Orleans, circa 1951, a news writer for a local radio station, Martin Loader (Keanu Reeves), meets and falls in love with his aunt Julia (Barbara Hershey), a divorced woman who is looking for a new husband. Meanwhile, new-in-town eccentric radio-soap-opera writer, Pedro Carmichael (Peter Falk) has been hired to help boost the station's bad ratings. Pedro begins manipulating Martin and Julia's affair and using it as the basis for his radio show. Director Jon Amiel uses the same story-within-a-story construction from The Singing Detective, the miniseries that he directed for British television. ~ Linda Rasmussen, Rovi

  • Release date:October 26, 1990


Peter Falk
as Pedro Carmichael
Keanu Reeves
as Martin Loader
Barbara Hershey
as Aunt Julia
Hope Lange
as Margaret Quince
Bill McCutcheon
as Puddler
Patricia Clarkson
as Aunt Olga
Peter Gallagher
as Richard Quince
Elizabeth McGovern
as Elena Quince
Jerome Dempsey
as Sam/Sid
Dan Hedaya
as Robert Quince
Buck Henry
as Fr. Serafim
John Larroquette
as Dr. Albert Quince
Robert Sedgwick
as Elmore Dubuque
Henry Gibson
as Big John Coot
DeDee Pfeiffer
as Nellie
Aaron Neville
as Neville Brother
Ray McKinnon
as Cub Reporter
Peter Maloney
as Luther Aslinger
Richard Portnow
as Uncle Luke
Billy Hopkins
Anna Levine
as Faith Hope
Jack Harvey
as Fireman
Jack Wallace
as Policeman
Jayne Haynes
as Aunt Hortensia
Joel Fabiani
as Ted Orson
Irving Metzman
as Producer Detroit Radio
Jon Van Ness
as BrentMarconnochie
Bill Moor
as Duke Vermont
Michael White
as The Wynton Marsalis Band
William Murray Weiss
as Peter Loader
Adam Le Fevre
as Large Albanian Man
Richard B. Shull
as Leonard Pando
Ishmond Jones
as Waiter
Paul Austin
as Donald Loader
Paul Burke
as Albanian Protester
Marcus Roberts
as The Wynton Marsalis Band
Mary Joy
as Frances Loader
Crystal Field
as Josephine Sanders
Howard Kingkade
as News Man Detroit
Danny Aiello III
as Large Albanian Man #2
Mert Hatfield
as WXBU Engineer
Robert Kramer
as Jamie


Jon Amiel
Joseph M. Caracciolo, Jr.
William Boyd
Robert M. Stevens
Wynton Marsalis
Composer (Music Score)
Peter Boyle
Margaret Hilliard
Production Designer
Jim Clay
Production Designer
Chris Seagers
Art Director
Mark Tarlov
John Fiedler
Jeanette Scott
Set Designer
Eric Heffron
First Assistant Director