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Redwood Curtain (1995)

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Geri Riordan is adopted, half-Vietnamese, eighteen, and a piano prodigy. She also feels as if she doesn't know who she really is, and when her adopted father dies, she begins to search for ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Lyman Fellers
Geri Riordan
Geneva, Laird's Sister
Julia Riordan
Laird Riordan
Schyler Noyes
Vilma Silva ...
Joy Carlin ...
Mrs. Cole
Steven Anthony Jones ...
Nate Stone
Leon Shea
Cab Covay ...
Mad John
R. Blakeslee Colby ...
Reverend Grant
Jonathan Korty ...
Dennis McCaw


Geri Riordan is adopted, half-Vietnamese, eighteen, and a piano prodigy. She also feels as if she doesn't know who she really is, and when her adopted father dies, she begins to search for her biological father. The trail leads into the redwood forest the Riordans have owned for generations, to a 'Nam vet who lives there. But he doesn't want to talk to her, and Geri must convince him to give her the answers she's looking for. Written by Kathy Li

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Rated PG for thematic elements




Release Date:

23 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Redwood Curtain (#44.3)  »

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The original Broadway production of "Redwood Curtain" by Lanford Wilson opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theater in New York on March 30, 1993 and ran for 40 performances. Both Jeff Daniels and Debra Monk recreated their stage roles in this filmed production. Debra Monk won the 1993 Tony Award for Supporting or Features Actress in a Drama. See more »


Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Lea Salonga made this a ten! Want to see more of her.
17 June 2001 | by (Scotts Valley, CA) – See all my reviews

An excellent story about some of the Vietnam war vets. These were the homeless a few decades back. The serious music was inspiring. I believe Ms. Salonga played herself. I knew that she was a singer but her piano playing showed real musical training.

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