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Foxfire (1987)

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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Harriet Hall ...
Holly
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Heckie
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Fierce but aging widow Annie Nations lives alone on her farm. Unable to let go of the past -- she sometimes visits with the ghost of her husband -- Annie gets pulled into a very current battle with a real estate developer looking to buy her land. Annie also needs to help her son, Dillard, a country singer struggling to raise his two daughters on his own. As Annie deals with these pressures, she begins to reflect on her long life on the farm. Written by Jwelch5742

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13 December 1987 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Foxfire (#37.2)  »

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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 »

Quotes

Hector Nations: I aim to settle down.
Annie Nations: Ya should, Hector.
Hector Nations: Raise a family.
Annie Nations: It ain't men raises families.
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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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My Feet Took T'walkin'
Lyrics by Susan Cooper & Hume Cronyn
Music by Jon Brielle
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Love this movie and cast !
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This movie is so very special as we live near the area and I was fortunate to know Harriet Hall who played "Holly". Her parents were our neighbors on Fort Mountain in Northwest Georgia . Sadly , Harriet passed away in her sleep due to a heart condition. She was living with her mother Betty Hall. Her dad had already passed away. Harriet's mother had the heaviest southern accent and Harriet could imitate her perfectly. She does an excellent accent in the movie also . We have the original hard copy Foxfire book collection . I highly recommend them . It is wonderful to read of the old customs of the area. Some are still followed today ! We Watch this wonderful movie each time it airs on Hallmark and pleased to see it on PIXL also .


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