Mother Love (1989)

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A British yuppie couple have a presumably idyllic existence. Yet there is one troubling factor in their lives - an eccentric, and possibly, difficult mother-in-law. Her odd behavior is ... See full summary »

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 Helena Vesey (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Kit Vesey (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Alex Vesey (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Angela Vesey / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Emily (4 episodes, 1989)
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 Young Helena (4 episodes, 1989)
Grant Parsons ...
 Leo (4 episodes, 1989)
Amelia Shankley ...
 Harriet (4 episodes, 1989)
Liliana Komorowska ...
 Danuta (3 episodes, 1989)
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 Ruth Vesey (2 episodes, 1989)
James Grout ...
 George Batt (2 episodes, 1989)
Rob Edwards ...
 Consultant (2 episodes, 1989)
Elizabeth Ash ...
 Vicky (2 episodes, 1989)
Natasha Byrne ...
 Rachel Turner (2 episodes, 1989)
Anna Price ...
 Maureen (2 episodes, 1989)
Cordelia Roche ...
 Jordan Tennyson-Vesey (2 episodes, 1989)
Rebecca Sabin ...
 Lavinia / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
Claire Shepherd ...
 Laura / ... (2 episodes, 1989)
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A British yuppie couple have a presumably idyllic existence. Yet there is one troubling factor in their lives - an eccentric, and possibly, difficult mother-in-law. Her odd behavior is confirmed in a series of incidents involving her ex-husband, a concert musician, and her ex-husband's new wife, an artist. Flashbacks reveal bits of her troubled past. Little by little, the young couple's life begins to fall apart and the mother-in-law begins to act out her feelings of intense jealousy in the form of revenge, implicating a dear old friend, and leading to murder. Written by <rworrel@ibm.net>

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[Helena is remembering their first meeting]
Sir Alexander "Alex" Vesey: I didn't notice anybody else. I couldn't look at anybody else when you were on.
Helena Vesey: You shouldn't say things if you don't mean them.
Sir Alexander "Alex" Vesey: Oh, I mean every word. They're flying us back to Nicaseria in six days. Helena, I can't let you go now that I've found you.
Helena Vesey: No. Don't let me go. Don't ever let me go.
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Psychological Thriller
13 July 2000 | by (Elk Grove, CA) – See all my reviews

I love this movie - a real chiller. Diana Rigg is at her riveting, chilling best! She seems to innocent and ladylike - at first. I particularly enjoyed the actress who played the new wife and I enjoyed seeing David McCallum play the piano. I've been trying to find a copy for years - any one know where a copy can be purchased?


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