Wow, I saw this too on The Movie Channel (in Calgary, a bounced signal off the mountains, from some isolated town that broadcast it to its residence, was received on our old style antenna on the roof, but only IF we left the aluminum garage door open). Wierdest story you want hear, and how I was able to find this signal.
Anyway, THE APPLE .. true about it having some large problems in tackiness and some bad acting in a couple spots (which is forgivable except the line or two given was SO bad). Besides that I just loved 80% of the music; I was in love with Catherine Mary Stewart (a Canadian from Edmonton). The cast was actually excellent and they were good. I was crazy about the storyline and message (hope) etc. and the supremacy of good. But then again, maybe I'm a bit of a refuge from the 60s as the movie says (or a wanna be).
HEY FELLOW WITH THE MP3 .. I looked and looked and looked for the soundtrack. Give me your email so we can connect. Oh and widescreen, hurray; no more long scenes with a -talking lamp- with no people.
There are a ton of talented young people in this. One of the dancers was from General Hospital at the time (Anna from GH; I'm talking 1987, she also had a short lived series with the fellow from Soap). Anyway you see these people all over the place. And the people who played Andy and Pandy ... if that was their voices, wow!
Some REALLY, really good songs, and a couple really poorly done, I suspect poorly recorded mostly. The company I believed turned into Cannon Pictures.
You have to be in a certain mindset to catch onto this movie, but it has lots of amazing things.
Anyway, it has been a movie that I have constantly comeback to thinking about, and you cannot say that about many movies. I recommend it.