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True Women (1997)

True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the ... See full summary »

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Sarah McClure
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Euphemia Ashby (adult)
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Young Euphemia Ashby
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Lewis Lawshe
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Dr. Peter Woods
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Cherokee Lawshe
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True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs of Sarah Ashby McClure, Euphemia Ashby King and Georgia Lawshe Woods. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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In the old west, men made the rules...and women broke them.


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Rated PG-13 for violence, sensuality and diverse thematic elements | See all certifications »
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18 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Debut for Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff, both having uncredited parts. See more »

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In the battle of San Jacinto scenes, in the first daylight shot where the women are waiting for their men to return, a car drives by from right to left in the background. See more »

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Georgia Virginia Lawshe Woods: I apologize for dying so young.
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Spectacular!!!
27 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

True Women is essentially a Western Drama that revolves around the lives and times of 3 women,different in their ideals and personalities but similar in their inner strength and courage.It is a poignant story told vividly and effectively on the plains of Texas.It successfully avoids stereotypes and builds up stong,real characters. I loved this movie and I'd watch it over again in a heartbeat!!!This was one story that was truly moulded and made by its actors.Every actor was seemingly made for their respective character.Delaney,Gish and Jolie gave impressive performances but the most spectacular piece of acting for me was that of Tina Majorino,in every movie I have seen featuring this young actress she has always given a performance far more mature than one does expect of her and her role as young Euphemia was no different.There were times in this movie where certain events didn't exactly fit and moments when certain actors seemed uneasy and slipped out of character but the momentum was quickly regained.This movie I think is one of those few movies that truly and sincerely celebrates WOMEN!


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