Annie Nations and her husband Hector loved their life together in the Blue Ridge Mountains, but when Hector dies, Annie has to decide if she can handle the wilderness on her own.

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An elderly Appalachian woman struggles with the choice of selling her land to a developer and moving into the care of her son or staying on the property till her dying day along with her memories, good and bad, of the only community and family she's known. Written by ehafnerga

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Jessica Tandy won the 1983 Tony Award (New York City) for Actress in a Drama for "Foxfire" and recreated the role in this filmed production. See more »

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Hector Nations: [after whipping Dillard for lying to him] I believe I'll go take a look at the mare now.
Annie Nations: There's nothing wrong with her.
Hector Nations: You said there was.
Annie Nations: I lied, you gonna whip me too?
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Sweet Talker
Lyrics by Susan Cooper & Hume Cronyn
Music by Jon Brielle
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Foxfire
30 June 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Charming film about deep rooted memories of an Appalachian farm family. Tandy won an Emmy for her performance. She had won a Tony on stage in the play version which also starred Cronyn.


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